Model # STTRTO

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Stairtek 5 in. x 12 in. Sturdy Plastic Tread Template
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Stairtek

5 in. x 12 in. Sturdy Plastic Tread Template

  • Must-have tool for any stair tread replacement project
  • Saves time and minimizes wasted material
  • Highly rated for quality and value (see reviews)
$16.97 /each

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This tread template consists of two 12 in. sturdy plastic plates and clamps. Add a piece of 1 in. x 3 in. and you have a very rigid gauge that will give you accurate measurements every time. Another great feature is a series of holes in the plate that allow you to pry with your nail set against the 1 in. x 3 in. snug to the skirts while you tighten the bar nuts. This jig will save you time and give you perfect accuracy on every tread.

  • A great tool for remodeling stairs with new treads
  • Helps you cut your treads with perfect accuracy
  • Saves time and minimizes wasted material
  • Tread tool by Stairtek
  • Made of Sturdy plastic
  • Rugged construction for everyday use

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is the price for one or two ends

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October 11, 2016
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two
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September 27, 2016
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You get two pieces. You need to buy a 1x3 to join the halves into a usable tool.
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June 28, 2016
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Both pieces are included
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May 7, 2016
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Easy: TWO - it wouldn't work without a clamp at both ends. BTW: Works great! - especially when you are putting new treads on a staircase that someone else installed originally!
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May 7, 2016
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Both ends. You will need to add the board. It works exceptionally well. Worth every penny to get good fits the first time
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why not use the old tread/riser as a template?

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March 20, 2016
if you're re-treading, why wouldn't you simply use the old tread as a template for the new?
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October 11, 2016
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New stairs
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September 27, 2016
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Like me, many are placing retreads over the existing treads (the stairs were previously carpeted). In that sort of application, you need this tool to get the retreads cut properly.
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June 1, 2016
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for remodel you do not remove treads. the retrotread is glued on top of the old one. so you can not use it as a template. :)
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You COULD use the old tread - unless it was damaged when removed - or the original installer wasn't careful and it never fit from the beginning. I'd RATHER "do it myself" and make sure it's right... I have to please my boss (and best friend, my wife!)
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March 23, 2016
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This is used in projects where the existing tread is left in place and a new one is installed over it.
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Measure Angle?

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Do these also take in consideration measuring off angled measurements? In other words for example back of tread 32 inch front of tread 32 1/16th inch.
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no
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October 11, 2016
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No just a guide to mark new tread for a accurate cut
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September 27, 2016
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You place the blades of each side on the sides of the tread, then clamp them down to the wood plank. This will capture any off-angle lines on the treads.
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it is a template...it will allow you to repeat the angles of the tread end to end for tight fit.
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March 24, 2016
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Yes, that's the whole point of these in that they adjust to the stair tread so you know exactly what size to cut.
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Price for Stairtek Model #STTRTO

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Pictures shows the Tread Template Measuring tool which consist of the two ends! But price says each at $19.99 Is each a set of two or is the price for set $39.98
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price $19.99 a set of two
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I thought so, but actual price is 19.99 for a set of two
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I paid $19.99 and got two pieces.
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two pieces of template cost $19>99
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Says in the product description "This tread template consists of two twelve-inch sturdy plastic plates and clamps."
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Customer Reviews

Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 113 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Excellent!!! Works like I expected. Was easy take accuracy measures and cut my treads and raisers. October 25, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by very handy product, helped me a lot to replace my carpeted stairs with hardwood ones October 25, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Stair tread template I looked at others that are made of metal instead of plastic and look much sturdier but they were much more expensive. Took a chance on this tool and it does the job. Need to store it where it won't take abuse. September 30, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Works great!! The pair worked great and easy to use. We just fit them on each stair and tightened the two screws on each side, then transferred them on the top of stair treads. Simple and easy! September 25, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Does the Job I am not expecting to do stair treads often, so I didn't want to invest heavily in this tool. I would have liked that some sort of connecting bar was included instead of requiring a piece of 1x3 to be purchased separately. It's a bit pricy for what you get, but not too bad. I would recommend since it does the job and is a lot less expensive than other options on the market. The included instructions are poorly photocopied, it would be nice if the supplier fixed this issue. September 27, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Nice product Nice tool for the job, makes accurate measurement to cut treads and risers for a custom fit. October 11, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Tread template for the DIY guy This is perfect for the DIYer. The price is very affordable compared to the other alternatives. Worked great! September 6, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by It's the right tool for the job. I could have spent a lot more money for a higher end jig, but it couldn't have done a better job. I don't replace stair treads and risers for a living and couldn't have justified spending a lot more. September 13, 2016
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