how to cut composite support posts

As you lay decking you will probably need to cut notches—and occasionally even holes—so the decking fits neatly around the posts. In general these principles apply: (1) Place the board as close as possible to its final position and butt it against the post or other obstruction. 【Get Price】

Posts are hollow and fit over existing 4-by-4 posts. Spindles are already cut to length and fit into regular spacings in the railing. This type of railing cuts with ordinary saws. 【Get Price】

Cut single pieces to length using any standard wood saw. Two commonly used types are circular saws and miter saws. It cuts similarly to traditional wood. Use a sharp medium-tooth blade for best cutting results. Use a quick square to mark the board. Hold the quick square against the face of the board to act as a saw fence for circular saws. 【Get Price】

How to Cut & Fasten Composite Decking. You can make simple cross cuts in composite decking the same way you would cut any soft pine—a power circular saw will work fine. A power miter saw can provide very accurate straight cuts and a table saw with support extensions can make all types of cutting easier. 【Get Price】