Pet stairs made out of wood using Dremel Tools

  • Difficulty
    Medium

Introduction

This week we're sharing a surprise project brought to you by this month's Featured Blogger- Kelly S. Rowe of Live, Laugh Rowe. Check out her blog at www.livelaughrowe.com for other DIY projects, recipes & much much more!

You need
  • Thin Wood Screws
  • Sandpaper
  • Wood Glue
  • Wood Filler
  • Wood Glue
  • Primer and Paint
  • 1 x 6 x 6-1/2 for the top left and top right stringers
  • 1 x 6 x 13 for bottom left and bottom right stringers
  • 1 x 6 x 11-1/2 for the bottom closed riser and the base brace
  • 1 x 7 x 11-1/2 for the top closed riser (or a 1 x 6 x 11-1/2 would work as well)
  • Primer and Paint
  • 8 x 1 Pocket Screws
L: Length, W: Width, H: Height, D: Diameter
Step 1 6

Step 1

Cutting wood with Dremel Saw Max

Cut all of your wood to size using your Dremel Saw Max.

Step 2 6

Step 2

Drill pocket holes

Drill pockets holes using Kreg into top stringers and attach to bottom stringers using pocket screws.

Step 3 6

Step 3

Use side screws to attach wood pieces together

Attach the closed riser to the bottom front of the stringers countersinking the side screws.

Step 4 6

Step 4

Attach back brace

Attach the back brace to the stingers.

Step 5 6

Step 5

Scew in more blocks of wood

Attach the second closed riser to the stringers, measuring 1" down and 3/8" in from front. While this riser was built using a piece of 1 x 10 trimmed to 1 x 7 to have it sit below the bottom step, an alternative would be to use a 1 x 6 to have it sit flush with the step.

Step 6 6

Step 6

Sand, prime, and paint for finished product

Attach steps. Congratulations! Your steps are officially done! You're now ready to fill your holes with wood putty, sand, prime and paint.