Pouring Concrete Steps

Making Concrete Steps

Video Transcript

hello I'm Bob Harris in the past texturing and stamping stair risers and treads has always proven to be a challenge with modern day advances there are companies now that actually produce what's called step liners or sometimes referred to as form liners it really gives the craftsmen the ability now to create some very nice textures on the faces of the stair risers now traditionally what we used to do before the before

the evolution of this type of a product is we would literally strip the the face of the stair riser and use a seamless texture skin and try to create texture now it's a real simple process you simply attach these step liners or step step forms right to the timber as you see here it's pretty cool because it comes in a variety of different sizes here or is six inches wide so it really

retro fits nicely onto a standard two by six a couple ways that you can attach it you can actually use finished nails or I like to use what's called a brad nail gun it's real quick you just shoot Brad nails in and you're ready to go also comes down into a four inch for using a traditional 2x4 and you bet you can even use these little guys a two inch that are

great for countertops so this is really nice to use for this type of an application when it comes to coloring I'm a big fan of using an integral color for coloring knowing that it the whole body of the concrete is in fact colored so that when we strip this off the whole stair riser and the treads have...

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Making Concrete StepsVideo Transcripthello I'm Bob Harris in the past texturing and stamping stair risers and treads has always proven to be a challenge with modern day advances there are companies now that actually produce what's called step liners or sometimes referred to as form liners it really gives the craftsmen the ability now to create some very nice textures on th...