How to Make Rot-Resistant Deck and Porch Railings
Use bevels, drip kerfs, and good planning to keep water from pooling on deck rails.
Wood deck railings and porch railings often get a bad rap because of how quickly peeling paint and rot can develop. In many cases, that’s because these railings aren’t detailed to shed water. This video shows how to use bevels, drip kerfs, and good planning to make a handsome, rot-resistant deck railing.