Building a Post Railing

Building a Post Railing

Dimensions
FLEX•fence post railing

Building a Post Railing
Building a Post Railing

Note
The drawings are to be used as a guide only.

Material Listing

  • 2/kits FLEX•fence
  • 2/pcs. – 2″ x 4″ x 34″
  • 4/pcs. – 2″ x 4″ x 10″
  • 6/pcs. – 2″ x 4″ x 35¼”
  • 10/pcs. – 1″ x 6″ x 31″
  • 4/pcs. – 4″ x 4″ x 43¼”
  • 4/pcs. – Post tops (optional)
  • 33/pcs. – #8-2″ wood screws
  • 1″ finishing nails
  • Exterior grade carpenter’s glue

Tools Required

  • Pencil
  • Measuring Tape
  • #1 Robertson Screw Driver-Green Handle or (Philips Screw Driver)
  • #2 Robertson Screw Drive-Red Handle (Philips Screw Driver)
  • Hand Saw
  • Hammer
  • Chisel
  • Combination Square
  • Protective Eyewear
  • Level

 

Optional Tools

  • Drill with appropriate bits & counter sink bit
  • Router with decorative bits
  • Power saws – Mitre & Skill

Howie’s Tips

  1. When attaching the FLEX•fence brackets onto the rails allow for the brackets to move freely (swivel). Do not over tighten!
  2. When sizing FLEX•fence always cut the rails and operating bar with hand tools and never with power tools.
  3. Always wear protective goggles.

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