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Alternating tread stairs allow for steep inclines without the inherent danger when using a conventional staircase design. The angle of rise will cause some to call them alternating tread ladders. The stair tread is uniquely formed to easily plant all weight bearing parts of the foot without the obstruction of the half of the tread not being. Listed below is the images concerning wood alternating tread stairs & alternating tread stair plans which you can easily download using the obtain button below.

I x27 ve done alternating tread stairs before also called ship ladders the idea behind them is your foot only uses half of the stair so you can cut the other half out to allow more step up room between treads that would otherwise overlap the space savings of a ladder but will full treads and a reasonable rise

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The alternating tread stair design standard stair each foot normally uses only about half of each tread stepping out and over the unused section ship stair the unused half tread becomes an obstacle by reducing the usable depth of the tread below alternating tread stair

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