The railings are constructed with the bottom rail on edge to resist sagging, and the top rail horizontal to provide lateral strength Cut the top and The rails we re building include three components two by fours for the top and bottom rails, two by twos for the balusters, and five quarter by six deck boards for the rail caps.
Feb , I m not a super wanty person (is that a word ) but I want a barn door in my house and I want one bad What does it matter that we really don t have any space to put one I m still holding out the hope that somehow I can talk my husband into making one I ll figure out the little details, like where we d
This simplest of shutter styles also happens to be one of the most versatile You ll find board and batten variations cheering up window openings on house styles from stone Colonials to stuccoed farmhouses to the shingled cottage pictured here What s more ?x vertical boards eight @ inches ?x battens four @
Olympic Maximum Waterproofing Sealant in Cedar Naturaltone on shingles, and Maximum Solid Color acrylic stain in Wedgwood on the vertical boards stained picket fence View as slideshow Photo by Courtesy of Semitransparent stains emphasize a fence s design, while clear toners show off its
Fence panel design View as slideshow Photo by Mathew Benson Whether you choose a picket, board, spindle, or lattice style, premade wooden fence panels can be had at many lumberyards and home The walls of your house or an outbuilding present a perfect opportunity to grow a vertical garden of vines or climbers.