How to Build Deck Handrail

Jun 22nd

Deck handrail provides a beauty decorative touch and an important safety feature. If your deck is high, it is important to monitor the correct code in your state. You need to carefully plan rails to prevent people from accidentally falling off your deck.

Wood Deck Handrail
Wood Deck Handrail

Instructions to build deck handrail: design your deck handrail according to building codes in your state. You should space the screws no more than nine inches apart. The handrail should be about four meters high, but should allow extra length. Determine the amount of wood needed for the project.

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Cut the wooden 2 x 2 inches to the right height for the spindles. Drill two holes in each head. The first hole is 1 1/2 inches of the bottom of the cover. The second hole is 1 1/2 inches of the top of the outside of the cover.

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Three of each axle bolt in place with an electric screwdriver to provide the strength and stability of use of the carriage bolts. Spindle parts must be flush against the bottom of the cover.

Finally, to build deck handrail, cut the 2 x 4s to the correct length. Attach to each screw spindle parts. If necessary, connect two 2 x 4 pieces make a set to help connect smoothly.