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making stairs wider at the bottom. not flare

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any easy way to make stairs like this?  Flare option doesn't work.

 

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Scott,

How is the Flare Tool not working for you?  Are you using the edit handles after selecting that tool to adjust the ends of the stair?

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Yes I am.  but the flare option only lets you go so far.  if you pull it too much, it rounds it.  Need to go from 6' wide to 9' wide.

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maybe not.  I want a nice straight line from 6' to 9'.  it keep wanting to curve them. is there a way to turn that option off?

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Try using the technique Dennis mentions in this thread.  I think its probably the best option...

 

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Winders don't work.  You would think Chief would make this a lot easier.  The stairs don't turn which is what I can do with a winder.  I just need to angle each step.  

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7 minutes ago, Scottb said:

Winders don't work.  You would think Chief would make this a lot easier.  The stairs don't turn which is what I can do with a winder.  I just need to angle each step.  

 

Winders will automatically cut to the walls...

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ok.  I'll have to play with that.  What level is your deck on and what level did you build the invisible walls.?

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16 minutes ago, Scottb said:

ok.  I'll have to play with that.  What level is your deck on and what level did you build the invisible walls.?

 

Doesnt really matter what level you build on as long as your height are set correctly.  The stairs and walls should just be on the same level as each other.  Also...

 

You don't necessarily need to use invisible walls.  You could use any wall type (visible or not and displayed or not).  You just need to have walls of some sort in order to utilize that automated winder behavior.  

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