riser board

riser board

In formwork, the board that forms the vertical face of a step.
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If you're making the kickers from wood, set them at a 20-degree angle from the riser board. Anchor the kickers with stakes going 6 to 8 inches into the ground.
* riser boards, which outline the front of the step
* kickers, which serve as braces to hold the riser boards up
Here, extra boards tie the riser boards together for additional support.
TIP: If you want open stairs without riser boards, keep the top tread run the same as the others.