Can I measure in inches and use a Calculator?
Q: I am building a wooden deck and have a general idea about how to build stairs. I want to get each step and riser to be exactly the same, but my calculator does not convert decimal numbers to fractions. I want to experiment with different sizes, please help.
A: If your calculator does not convert to inches, or fractions of inches, use the chart below, and follow these easy steps.
- Measure total rise from ground to top of landing.In this example we will use 3'6" rise. ...[read more]