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How To Build a Front Porch Railing

Learn how to make a railing out of natural branches.

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  1. 1. Installing Beadboard (03:30)

    Installing beadboard wainscoting easily gives a room an old-world look.

  2. 2. How to Make a Rope Railing (00:01:00)

    Looking for a railing system that's different? Dean and Derek suggest rope.

  3. 3. Fancy Flights of Stairs

    The experts at DIYNetwork.com share photos of stylish and functional stairs.

  4. 4. Custom Railing (01:00)

    Matt shows how to spice up deck rails in just a few easy steps.

  5. 5. Stone Caps on Wooden Posts (00:01:00)

    Dean and Derek show how to add decorative stone caps to wooden posts.

  6. 6. How to Make a Rope Railing (00:01:00)

    Looking for a railing system that's different? Dean and Derek suggest rope.

  7. 7. How to Install Deck Railings and Balusters

    The final steps for completing construction of your deck are followed by seal, stain and enjoy.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  8. 8. Simple DIY Kitchen Drink Rail (00:01:00)

    Build a simple drink rail in your kitchen for added entertainment space.

  9. 9. Custom Railing (01:00)

    Matt shows how to spice up deck rails in just a few easy steps.

  10. 10. Installing a Deck Railing

    This DIY Basic will provide tips on installing a railing.

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  11. 11. Replacing Decking and Railing

    This DIY Basic will provide tips on replacing decking and railing.

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  12. 12. How to Fix Creaky, Unstable Stairs

    Home Inspector Rick Yeager explains how to fix creaky, unstable stairs and to secure a safety railing.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  13. 13. Installing Deck Railing (01:02)

    Here are the DIY Basics for installing deck railing.

  14. 14. Step 4: Cut and Install Pieces (04:06)

    How to cut and hang the pieces of chair rail.

  15. 15. How To Restore a Porch Railing

    Learn how to restore a water-damaged original handrail around a porch, with a new beveled bottom rail to keep the water from damaging t...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
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