Tag: Installation

October 27, 2016 - How To Cut Stair Spindles for Sloped Bottom Rail

We commonly get asked how to cut the spindles for use on stair railings, especially when using Sloped Bottom Rail.  Here we’ll attempt to answer those questions. You’ll need to cut the angle on the ends of your stair spindles on site during installation.  It is not done here at our shop.  This is because…  » Read more

December 22, 2014 - Installation Instruction Video for 4×4 Newel Post Anchors

Installation of our 3 1/2″ wood posts is made easy with the Titan Post Anchor kit.  Click HERE to purchase. Each order of post anchors ships with complete printed installation instructions.

May 13, 2014 - Answering Common Questions about our Porch Rail Systems

Our Porch Railing Systems have been developed and improved over the years using practical experience as well as feedback from customers, installers, and builders.  That is why it we believe it to be the “fastest, easiest, and best” porch railing available today. Every design feature of the Rail Systems is there for a purpose.  And…  » Read more

March 22, 2013 - Caring for Millwork (what do I do when my stuff shows up?!)

Caring for Millwork From Western Spindle  The following is an article on how to care for exterior architectural millwork, especially wood porch railing and spindles (or balusters). Upon arrival, take note of the condition of the boxes and/or crating before the driver leaves.  Open all crating and boxes to inspect your new millwork.  In the…  » Read more

January 25, 2012 - How far apart should I space my spindles? How many do I need?

Each of our spindle listings has the recommended spacing under “FAQ” (frequently asked questions). 3 1/2″ Spindle/Baluster Listing 2 1/2″ Spindle/Baluster Listing 1 3/8″ Spindle/Baluster Listing This is often the starting point for those looking to buy spindles/balusters for their porch. Simply put, spindles are spaced according to a very easy rule: Turned Spindles/Balusters 3…  » Read more