Simple staircase shaped tube: the installation of their own hands
Staircase of shaped tube looks good in any environment regardless of stilyaLestnitsa of the profile pipe (not round) differs durability and good wear resistance. In contrast to the wooden stairs, metal stronger, although it may be more severe. Themselves shaped tubes already heavy, so for ladders weight you need to follow the course of the work and try not to weight, and better and reduce its weight. You can do this by using the tips, which can be found in this article.
Reliable staircase shaped tube with your hands: the preparation
Before you get started, you need to make measurements, which in the future and will be built staircase.
What you should know before going to work:
- The dimensions of the opening of the ladder;
- Calculation of the required amount of material;
- Rotate the stairs;
- Number of stages.
Stair aperture - a free space in the overlap between the first and second floor. The very first thing to do - to calculate the size of the opening.
Among the advantages of the stair shaped tube it is worth noting a long service life and excellent aesthetic properties
The quantity of material is determined after all the measurements on the basis of the already compiled drawing.
Rotate the ladder is required when a size or other characteristics of the premises does not allow you to put a ladder straight, without bending at an angle.
It is also important to determine the number of steps on the stairs of the future. Do it comfortably, knowing that the length of one stage should be about 30 centimeters in width from 90 to 125, and comfortable for the person the distance between the steps of a height of 15 centimeters. In special cases, the width of the stage can reach 180 centimeters, but such large ladders and need additional bracing.
Also, when calculations remember that the average human step is 60 - 64 centimeters.
Installation of stairs from the shaped tube: drawing and necessary tools
Without a good drawing, you will not be able to make quality ladder. If you've never had to deal with the schemes, it is best to seek professional help.
What is taken into account when drawing up the drawing:
- Size ladder aperture;
- Rotation, width and height of the staircase;
- Number of stairs.
We can also add future artistic decoration stairs, if you want to embellish it a little.
Make a ladder diagram of the shaped tube can be on paper by hand or by special software on the computer
Once you've made a drawing and bought all the materials you need to prepare all the necessary tools that are needed in the process.
The tools that will be useful when creating a ladder:
- Welding electrodes thereto;
- Saw-Bulgarian and drives to work with metal;
- Hammers, drills;
- A hammer.
In order to make the process of creating a ladder does not get lost in a lot of different items, we recommend that you number them.
Cooking ladder frame made of shaped tube Tips
Carcass - is the foundation of the future staircase, so you need to think it through, and then weld quality.
Keep in mind that the production of carcass, in any case, need welding. So, and the ability to handle it. If there are skills you do not - you'll have to resort to using the wizard to welding.
Carcass base is often a tube about 60 millimeters in diameter.
Before mounting the ladder frame it is necessary to paint
carcass fabrication steps:
- Calculate the number of steps, their height and width;
- Proceed to assembling shaped tubes. It will be attached to the wall anchors that you first need to install it. In addition, the ladder must be secured and on the other hand, by means of tabs.
- Welded to the pipe corners. Make sure that their measurements accurately coincide with the set of the drawing, otherwise the end result will be poor and the staircase - curve and unsafe.
- If necessary, by the end of the work can also be installed railings.
How to cook the ladder of profile pipes: the further finishing
After you have finished making the ladder frame is necessary to proceed to its further finishing.
What you need to do after installing framework:
- Manufacture step;
- Install handrails;
- If desired, decorate the staircase.
To the ladder was a convenient, steps recommended to make the same size
Note that the staircase shaped tube - in itself a heavy construction. Therefore, you can slightly lighten the weight, making a stage not from the heavy metal, but of a light wood.
With proper approach, a combination of a metal frame and wooden stairs creates additional effect cost.
Railings can also be made of wood, but do not forget that the tree should be of high quality. Typically, in the manufacture of ladders used oak species, beech or ash.
Decorate the staircase can be already in the final stage. For example, if you selected a wooden railing, then you can resort to the artistic carving or burn-in.
Stairway to the second floor of a shaped tube: advantages and disadvantages
Once you are familiar with the process of creating a ladder shaped tube, you should consider the advantages and disadvantages of this design.
Advantages of ladder shaped tube:
- Good toughness and wear resistance;
- Long service life;
- A relatively quick period of production;
- Create a ladder from a profile pipe can be alone, without the help of the masters;
- Ability to create a ladder of any shape;
- The price of the necessary materials is low.
The angle of inclination of the stairs should not do so, according to it was convenient to climb for the elderly and children
As you can see, plus a staircase is really a lot. its service life is much higher than that of wood, and it is not as heavy as stone. However, there are drawbacks.
Disadvantages stairs shaped tube:
- Metal frame weighs quite a lot, especially if a large staircase. Because of this, when we have to use the stairs finishing materials such as wood and plastic.
- To create a ladder necessary skills and experience to the welding apparatus.
Remember that the ladder must be periodically applying corrosion-resistant coating.
As mounted staircase shaped tube personally (video)
Staircase profile pipe is heavy and requires additional periodic processing. But the price of its manufacture is much lower than other types of stairs, and higher service life. Properly constructed makeshift structures will serve for a long time.
Reliable staircase shaped tube (photo designs)