contractors install the stair railing and balusters, and carpenter bob ryley describes the techniques, and the various checks and balances, used to make sure the posts are level and centered.
in method two, i estimate baluster spacing, try it with some scraps to see if the spacing measured on the run (level) is close to the maximum allowed by code. i make adjustments, mark the top edge of each baluster location at even increments, set the balusters and manually adjust each fillet to fit.
sorry extra gyrations,have to handle the pieces more times, it's additional grief holding balusters in a kreig jig or building a jig, then there is the pocket screw hop (as i call it) if you don't oversize the pilot hole.screw is turning down while getting a bite of the material being screwed to. push up and typically a little suck-movement in the direction of the screw.
toenailing—the key to successit's all in the angleif you're not sure where to start the nail, hold it alongside to visualize the path. toenailing—driving a nail at an angle through the end of a board to anchor it—can be frustrating to learn. but it's an essential carpentry skill, and once you master a few tricks for positioning and driving the nails and get some practice under your belt
drilling a stair handrail to accept dowel top wood or wrought iron balusters with the bore buster is fast, accurate and easy. why buy new vs used bore busters for sale. precise baluster drilling, or boring, is an important part of stair installation. the lj-3060 bore buster is a great tool for drilling balusters.