Creating Stairs with Angles

This video starts with a line on a specific angle

 

Select the Draw a line tool

Enter the angle you wish to have for the stringer > draw the stringer

Leaving the modifier panel open > enter the angel and the length of the tread in the modifier box

Select Offset or move line(s) by an absolute parallel distance tool 

Enter the distance for the tread offset, ensure copy is On, Constraint Off   

Left click to highlight, right click to set the location, left click to place the next riser (this can be performed quickly)                          

Select Draw tool draw 2nd stringer down opposite side

Select Trim (clip) lines to closest intersection

 This video starts drawing a line at an arbitrary angle

 

Once a line is drawn (stringer) > select Draw a line perpendicular to another line from the draw tool drop down

Click Draw a line perpendicular to another line >Highlight the stringer line

Enter the length of the tread in the modifier box> click end of stringer line to place perpendicular line

Select Offset or move line(s) by an absolute parallel distance tool 

Select the distance for the tread offset, ensure copy is On, Constraint Off   

Left click to highlight, right click to set the location, left click to place the next riser (this can be performed quickly)                          

Select Draw tool draw 2nd stringer down opposite side

Select Trim (clip) lines to closest intersection

 

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