Hi back again,
This month I would like to talk about fold up stairs. Not the rickety kind that is basically a ladder. Fold up attic stairs can be very convenient package, in that they achieve a lot. Trap door, fold down stairs & inexpensive. They are usually of a specific width to fit a joist opening, so can be quite narrow.
What I want to talk about is a fold down stair system that can be of substantial width (36″- 48″), that has structural integrity. A proper stairs, that also fold up.
At Z-DesignLab we designed the stairs & perfected its operation in the field and I have to say it works great, ticking all the design box criteria.
The stairs is hinged on one of the top threads, so this is the pivot point. By using 4 pulleys, a counter weight and a wire ripe, the stairs folds up and down effortlessly.
We have made a video that shows it all.
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All the best for now,
3 thoughts on “Fold Down Counter Balance Stairs”
Hello what a fantastic project! i am inspired to build one in my home and was curious about the hinge that you used for the stair?
thank you and keep up the good work!
Hi is this for sale or are the blue prints available for sale?
Hi, thank you for the inquiry, apologies for the delayed response, we do not make the item, it was part of a blog about space saving ideas.