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Making a Curved Handrail

With the stairs as a form, laminating commercially available bending rail is easier than it appears

A resourceful finish carpenter explains how he bends thin laminations into an elegantly curved stair rail at the job site. He covers every step of the process, and argues it's not as difficult as it may look.

Making a Curved Handrail

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