• Decking

    Decking
  • Machined mouldings

    Machined mouldings
  • Exterior cladding

    Cladding
  • Interior cladding

    Interior cladding
  • PTG flooring

    Planed, Tongued and Grooved (PTG) flooring
  • Planed square edge timber

    Planed square edge (PSE) timber
  • Door linings and casings

    Door linings and door casings
  • Hunter woodshavings

    Hunter woodshavings
  • MegaSpread woodshavings

    MegaSpread woodshavings
  • Nordic fencing

    Nordic fencing

Softwood balustrade railing fixing guidelines

Softwood balustrade railing fixing guidelines

Balustrade railing fixing guidelines

Square or turned spindle balustrade: How to install

  • Attach the base rails in between the posts using angle brackets, at a maximum of 99 mm height above the deck
  • Cut the fillet section into maximum 99 mm segments
  • Inlay segments of 99 mm fillet followed by a spindle-sized gap. Fillets should be secured to the base rail with panel pins
  • Repeat this process for thehandrail
  • Insert all of the spindles into the gaps left between the fillet and cover with the handrail. You may wish to use wood glue before inserting the spindles
  • Fix the handrail to the post using angle brackets

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Roman columns: How to install 

  • Screw down through deck board to roman column
  • Screw up through deck board to joist above; this ensures no screws are visible at the top

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Roman column: end post assembly

  • It is important to treat any exposed timber with a suitable end grain preserver to help protect against rot and decay
  • Cut four lengths of deck board to the desired height to match your roman column wall
  • Secure these together as shown to create a complete post

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Roman column: post cap assembly

  • Cut two triangles from the end of a deck board; these will form the top of the post
  • See detail below. 

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