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How to Install a Cable Deck Railing - This Old House
In this video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva installs a cable railing on a deck in Greenwich Village, New York. Steps: 1. Make a hole-drilling template by drilling ¼-inch-diameter holes spaced 3 inches apart through a 4-inch-wide by ¾-inch-thick strip of plywood.
The High-Tech, Low-Fuss Deck - This Old House
Railing Systems Photo by Deborah Whitlaw LLewellyn. It's even more of a hassle to maintain a deck's railing—with its posts, caps, and balusters—than it is to keep up flat boards. So the less wood the better. Non-wood railings generally cost more; a simple, square baluster style can run two-thirds more than a similar one in cedar.
Decking How To & DIY - This Old House
In this instructional video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O'Connor discuss picking the perfect wood-deck finish Deck Design Ideas From built-in planters to shade-producing pergolas to railings and more, explore innovative decking ideas.
Decking Videos - This Old House
In this edition of DIY Smarts, Ask This Old House painter Mauro Henrique teaches a homeowner how to re-stain her mahogany deck. This Old House host Kevin O'Connor has two simple sun-blocking solutions for keeping a deck and home cool during the summer Tom Silva and Norm Abram team up to make quick
Deck Railing at Lowes.com
The Deckorators Grab and Go Stair Railing Kit is deck railing made easy. The parts have already been pre-packaged so all you have to do is build the stair railing. This is a perfect outdoor project for a DIY-er.
Deck Railing Systems | Decks.com by
These articles will explain the pros and cons of installing wood, composite, cable, metal and glass deck railings. Let us show you to build an attractive, strong and code compliant deck railing system at Decks.com.
How to Install a Stair Handrail on Stairs | This Old House
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva installs a wall-mounted staircase banister. (See below for a shopping list and tools.)SUBSCRIBE to This Old House
No-Maintenance Deck Rails (DIY) | Family Handyman
Decking rails and balusters are usually connected with special brackets, which are hidden (Figure B). They allow you to make strong connections easier and faster. You can also slide the hollow posts in most systems right over standard 4×4 wood deck posts. In fact, some hollow systems require 4×4 wood posts for strength.