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Idea House 2017 | Chippendale Railing | This Old HouseCheck out this timelapse of details from our beach house in Rhode Island.【Get Price】

How to Replace a Broken Front Porch Board | This Old HouseAsk this old house general contractor Tom Silva fixes a front porch by replacing a deck board.【Get Price】

The High-Tech, Low-Fuss Deck | This Old HouseToday, composite decking does even treated wood one better by doing away with the bulk of the upkeep. Made of a mix of waste wood or cellulose fiber and plastic, composite boards typically require only an occasional cleaning. Same goes for new nonwood railings offered in a v【Get Price】

How to Repair a Split-Rail Fence - This Old House - YouTube30 Dec 2014 ... this old house landscape contractor Roger Cook replaces rotted wood on a split-rail fence. (See below for a shopping list and tools.) Click here to SUBSCRIBE...【Get Price】

Exterior Wood Staining Made Simple | This Old HouseYour guide to beautifying decks, railing, furniture, and other exterior home details.【Get Price】

How to Install a Porch Screen | This Old HouseThe traditional method of screening a porch has pretty much remained the same for a hundred years. That's unfortunate, because it's a flawed system. Small tacks or staples are used to attach the screening to the porch posts and railings. Then, narrow wood battens are nailed up to conceal all of the seams and fasteners. It's a labor-intensive method, and screens installed this way typically develop noticeable sags after just a few months. Plus, when it's necessary to replace a damaged ...【Get Price】

How to Build a Gingerbread Balustrade | This Old HouseBut there's no need to break out the wood lathe to make one: You can fashion your own flatsawn balusters with a jigsaw and a router. The style is a ... That made it a natural fit for the this old house TV project house in Arlington, Massachusetts, where project architect David Whitney came up with this custom pattern for the porch of the 1872 Italianate house. ... Sure, they make it look easybut they also give you everything you need to know to craft your own custom railing. Download ...【Get Price】

A Porch Railing With Pizzazz | This Old HouseThe this old house TV team creates a railing of flatsawn balusters that packs a big visual punch. ... How to Clear Any Clogged Drain · man with booties on his shoes applies a coat of polyurethane finish on a wooden floor ... The low-slung porch doesn't require a railing to meet code, and the Fauldses certainly had plenty of other details to tend to, what with the plaster-molding restoration, kitchen expansion, and master-suite bumpout. Their decision came down to aesthetics. "It looked ...【Get Price】

How to Repair a Loose Newel Post - This Old House - YouTube8 Nov 2014 ... this old house general contractor Tom Silva shows how to bolster a wobbly post with a single screw. (See below for a shopping list and tools.) Click here to ...【Get Price】

How to Build a Porch Rail - YouTube11 Aug 2014 ... Building a perfect-fit handrail with this old house general contractor Tom Silva. (See below for a shopping list and tools.) Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the o...【Get Price】

New Iron Railing | This Old HouseQ: We have a problem with our 1975 home that seems to be a common one in our neighborhood: wrought-iron railings embedded in the front concrete steps. We salt the steps when they're icy because they're on the north side of the house, and the railing has rusted and rotted where it is in the concrete. How do we remove the railing? Once we do, we'd like to install a new system with a better life span maybe even something made of wood. Any suggestions? Gary, Southington ...【Get Price】

Porch Rail Revival | This Old HouseThe Italians have their loggias; the French, their galleries; and the Spanish, they sip their sangria in corredors. But here in the United States we have porches, plain and simple. And aside from the requisite roof and floor, the quintessential American porch is defined by its railinga wood one, to be exact. Originally carved by hand, early railings were built more for safety than decoration. Installed on the raised porch of an 1830s Greek Revival, for example, the vertical planklike balusters ...【Get Price】

How to Install a Cable Deck Railing | This Old Housethis old house general contractor Tom Silva installs a cable railing on a deck in Greenwich Village, New York.【Get Price】

How to Replace a Stair Railing | This Old House1. Dismantle and remove the existing balustrade from the staircase. 2. Use a homemade guide block to bore a 5/32-inch-deep x 1-inch-diameter hole over each baluster hole in the stair treads. 3. Glue a 1-inch-diameter wood plug into each tread hole. 4. Sand the plug flush with a random-orbit sander fitted with an 80-grit abrasive disk. 5. Detach the rounded turn out section from the end of the old handrail. 6. Set a new handrail in place on the staircase. Align the turn out with the end of ...【Get Price】

How to Repair Split Porch Railing | This Old HouseTom Silva suggests a few quick fixes for your old porch. By general contractor Tom Silva of this old house magazine. Tom Silva installs a porch railing at the Belmont Victorian project. Photo by Kevin O'Connor. Q: Our front porch railing is split and rotted in places, and has mildewed, peeling paint. We want to replace it but don't know where to begin. What would you suggest? Mike Doughtie, Suffolk, VA. A: Time was, all porch railings were made of wood. But these days, you can ...【Get Price】

How to Build a Porch Rail | This Old HouseBuilding a perfect-fit handrail with this old house general contractor Tom Silva.【Get Price】

How to Repair a Split-Rail Fence | This Old HouseReplacing rotted wood fencing with this old house landscape contractor Roger Cook.【Get Price】

Deck-Railing Brace | This Old HouseLong handrails on decks and porches tend to sag in the middle, especially after they've been subjected to the weight of people sitting on them. A wood prop block made from a pressure-treated cedar or redwood 2x6 will shore up a sagging rail and keep it level. Start by measuring the distance between the decking and the underside of the railing at one of the posts. Cut the block to that length. Then use a couple of 2x4s as a lever and fulcrum to raise the railing enough to slide the prop ...【Get Price】

How to Repair a Rusted Wrought Iron Railing - This Old House ...6 Aug 2014 ... this old house general contractor Tom Silva rebuilds a corroded, unsafe wrought-iron railing. (See below for a shopping list and tools.) Click here to SUBSCR...【Get Price】

Removable banister railing? | This Old HouseI've got a 1.5 story house. Two flights of stairs, positioned at a right angle to one another with a tiny landing in between, provide access to the upper floor. The stairs, low ceilings, and fixed banister railings make it very difficult to move furniture (e.g. a queen-sized mattress) up & down. Recognizing that railings are required by building codes, is it possible to find (or construct) railings that can be temporarily removed in order to allow furniture movement? I suspect other homeowners have ...【Get Price】