Plans to build wooden steps are available from home improvement websites such as FamilyHandyMan.com, DIYNetwork.com, BHG.com and PopularMechanics.com. Retailers such as Lowe's also provide plans to build wooden steps. There are plans available for steps of various sizes and lengths and you can customize them to fit your project.
Plans from DIYNetwork.com, BHG.com, PopularMechanics.com and FamilyHandyMan.com include step-by-step instructions for building wooden steps. These instructions have pictures for most steps of the project, materials and tools required to successfully complete the steps, and measurements and specifications for materials. Most of the plans have tips and helpful advice from contractors and carpenters to help make sense of the plans.