how to building porch railing

Measure how far off of the porch deck you want your bottom rail to be. Cut several small blocks that length off of your scrap 2x4. Position one at each end where the railing will attach to newell posts or other material and one in the middle. Set your railing assembly on top of the blocks and check for fit. There should be a slight gap on each ... 【Get Price】

1. Measure and mark the railing height of 36 inches onto the porch posts. 2. Use two sliding measuring sticks to determine the distance between porch posts. 3. Lay the measuring sticks on the cedar handrail and transfer the distance between the posts to the handrail. 4. Use a profile gauge to capture the rounded shape of the porch post. 【Get Price】

The deck railings consist of 2 x 4 top and bottom rails attached to the back of the posts a 5/4 x 6 rail cap and 2 x 2 balusters. Good to Know Make miter cuts at the ends of rail caps that will meet at corners. 【Get Price】

Build Your Own Railing System. A good railing system serves many purposes. It provides safety and stability looks great and increases the value of your home. Plus it should be easy and quick to build. Our handrail kits make it easier than ever to build a railing for your front porch or back deck all on you own. 【Get Price】