A reader's Concrete and Concreting question: Concrete steps?
Surya W. from Jakarta, Indonesia had this Concrete steps question.
Dear Mr Bill Bradley,
I want to build a concrete stair in the form of timber stair without the stringer. The steps are supported by a concrete block on the middle of the steps. So the steps appear floating . The stairs will be built in area of : wide - 1900 mm , length - 2300 mm and height - 3150 mm.
In my opinion there are 2 ways to make the stairs :
1. Make the steps separately and the concrete block is made as stringer but put in the middle , but when the steps put on the block how to secure them?
2. How to make the formwork so the steps appear floating ( due to no outside stringer).
Then , how about the bar configuration ?
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