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Constructing Staircase Railings for the Kuppersmith Project House

By: Danny Lipford

After opening up the stairwell on the second floor of the Kuppersmith Project house and reframing the landing, the existing newel post was cut down to size and topped with a molded cap.

To finish off the flooring around the landing, a piece of heart pine bullnose trim was fabricated by gluing and nailing two pieces of wood together. The missing sections of railing around the landing were then constructed from salvaged material to match the existing ones perfectly.

Watch this video to find out more.


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    Thomas Boni Says:
    March 20th, 2019 at 2:10 pm

    Hi, Sunny Gene,
    Thanks for your interest in the products used for this episode.
    This article is eight years old, so, unfortunately, we no longer have that information.
    Take care!



  • Sunny Gene Cole Says:
    March 17th, 2019 at 7:36 am

    What color paint or stain did you use on the railing?


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Constructing Staircase Railings for the Kuppersmith Project House