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How to Install Cherry Wall Railing

Learn how to apply Brazilian cherry railing to wall paneling with these easy step-by-step instructions.

More in Remodeling

  • Time

    Weekend

  • Price Range

    $500 - $1,000

  • Difficulty

    Moderate

Highlights:

Step 1: Attach the Railing

To get a nice seam, cut the rails at an angle. Set the compound miter saw at a 45-degree angle and cut the edges of the paneling to give a beveled cut (Image 1).

Measure and mark the stud locations on the railing. Nail the railing directly to the studs.

Use a laser level to set the placement of the rail over the seam (Image 2).

Use impulse nailer to secure the rail to the paneling (Image 3).

Step 2: Protect the Paneling

Apply coat of sealer to protect the wood.

protect wood paneling with sealer

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