WM Coffman Stair Building Guide
The WM Coffman Stair Building Guide is the first comprehensive industry-leading visual book on stair building. It is an excellent training and reference guide for everyone involved with the purchasing, sales and installation of stair parts. Detailed instructions, illustrations and reference tables make this step-by-step guide invaluable for everyone from the beginning carpenter to the experienced installer.
Covers basic stair terminology and concepts.
Information on specific stair parts and their uses. Learn to confidently and accurately develop a material parts list.
Covers basic aspects of the rough-end portion of stair building and design.
Full instructions on the finished stair body. Installation of skirtboards, treads, starting steps, risers, landing tread, decorative tread brackets, and cove and shoe mouldings, along with tread and riser caps, are covered in detail.
The layout of the balustrade center line is one of the most important considerations at the start of any installation. Topics include standard placements along with sometime necessary alternatives.
Installed first in the balustrade portion of the installation, this chapter covers all aspects of both Post-to-Post and Over-the-Post newel applications.
Topics include cutting, attaching, and terminating both PTP and OTP systems, along with full coverage of specialty fitting applications.
Contains all aspects of baluster installation, including permanent attachment of the rail system.
Curved rail systems are easily understood with this in-depth section.
A complete look at the installation of Coffman’s Iron Balustrade Collection.
Easy to reference information on installation hardware used throughout the guide.
Charts and Miscellaneous Reference Information.