Video Extra: Fastening a Fitting to a Rail
This video walks you through the essential steps of the process of joining rails and fittings together
As a former stair builder, I’ve joined rails and fittings together hundreds of times, but I still remember how intimidating it was that first time. This video walks you through the essential steps of the process, from cutting the correct angle on a starting volute, to drilling the holes for the hidden bolt, all the way to fairing the joint so it’s undetectable to the touch.
For more on joining rails and fittings, check out “Building Skills” in FHB #268.