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How to install a spiral staircase using one of the kit packages that is available.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #185 Nov-Dec 1977 (v.27#8) pg. 16

How to install a prebuilt spiral staircase. Some tips.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #233 Nov 1982 (v.32#9) pg. 44

Spiral staircase made from an old ship's mast and 2x12 clear fir steps.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #243 Nov 1983 (v.33#9) pg. 40

How to install a spiral staircase using a custom-order staircase kit.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #282 Oct 1987 (v.37#8) pg. 40

Outside circular stairway is built of wood without fancy joinery.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #9 Jun-Jul 1982 pg. 60

Building a helical stair. Laying out a spiral stringer with a little help from the trig tables.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #16 Aug-Sep 1983 pg. 70
Correction FINE HOMEBUILDING #17 Oct-Nov 1983 pg. 4

Octagonal spiral stairs. A complicated stairway built and installed in separate halves.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #18 Dec 1983-Jan 1984 pg. 50

Concrete spiral staircase. A massive stair made by casting treads in a precision mold.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #20 Apr-May 1984 pg. 50

Spiral staircase designed and built by Wharton Esherick. This piece of functional sculpture is included in an article on Esherick's house and studio.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #21 Jun-Jul 1984 pg. 35
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #34 Aug-Sep 1986 pg. 8

Building a cantilevered-tread spiral staircase which features a tree trunk as the support column.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #35 Oct-Nov 1986 pg. 78
Correction FINE HOMEBUILDING #40 Jun-Jul 1987 pg. 6

Installing glass block. Building a circular glass-block stair tower is also illustrated.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #37 Feb-Mar 1987 pg. 46

Double-helix stair. A cherry spiral built with divine inspiration, a little steam and a lot of clamps.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #42 Oct-Nov 1987 pg. 45

A hollow-post spiral staircase. If you keep it simple, you don't need much more than a table saw and a drill to build one.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #48 Aug-Sep 1988 pg. 37

Backyard spiral. Construction details for an outdoor spiral staircase built from redwood and steel.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #54 Jun-Jul 1989 pg. 80

Circular-stair retrofit. A cantilevered, circular staircase of poured concrete is covered with wood and fitted with a wooden railing and balusters.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #55 Aug-Sep 1989 pg. 62

A freestanding spiral stair. Using stock lumber and common shop tools to build an elegant circular staircase.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #70 Oct-Nov 1991 pg. 86

Cantilevered stairway follows a curved wall with no visible means of support. Steel brackets attached to the wall framing are concealed by the decorative stair treads.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #91 Oct-Nov 1994 pg. 80

Tip on using sections of steel stud material to facilitate the attachment of drywall to the underside of a spiral staircase.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #93 Feb-Mar 1995 pg. 24
Correction FINE HOMEBUILDING #95 Apr-May 1995 pg. 6

An elaborate circular stairway is fabricated by laminating the stringers around a forming cylinder. The cylinder is removed after lamination is completed and reinforcing rods have been installed.
FINE WOODWORKING #16 May-Jun 1979 pg. 76

Additional information on designing circular or curving stairways.
FINE WOODWORKING #18 Sep-Oct 1979 pg. 8

Spiral stairways. How to fabricate your own spiral stairs from wood. Several designs illustrated plus a list of spiral stair makers.
NEW SHELTER Mar 1981 (v.2#3) pg. 80

How to build a spiral staircase from wrought-iron for about $60.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1970 (v.133#1) pg. 160

How to install a spiral stairway of wood, steel or cast aluminum. A list of kit manufacturers and photos of various models available.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jun 1974 (v.204#6) pg. 98

The Lockbox House. Part 10. How to frame a spiral stair kit into exposed-joist flooring.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jun 1974 (v.204#6) pg. 100

Laminated spiral staircase for a contemporary home is built entirely from plywood. Winning design in plywood project contest.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1980 (v.217#2) pg. 100

How to construct a spiral stairway using an American General Products kit with prefinished oak treads and steel structural components. Estimated cost of the kit: $384.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1973 (v.29#4) pg. 34