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    Kerto® LVL laminated veneer lumber
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    Finnjoist i-beam
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    MasterPlank scaffolding boards
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    Exterior timber cladding
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    Decking
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    Skirting, architrave & mouldings
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    Interior wall cladding
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    PTG flooring
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    Door lining and casing
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    PSE – planed square edge timber
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    Hunter woodshavings
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    Megaspread woodshavings

SOFTWOOD BALUSTRADE RAILING FIXING GUIDELINES

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BALUSTRADE 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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