Mark your bit with masking tape if you have to. Overdrilling the hole in the handrail will allow you to push the new spindle up into the railing and then back down into the hole at the base. You may need to cut down the new spindle to make it fit, but mind which side you trim down.
To just look at a staircase railing system, it might seem difficult to remove a single spindle — but it's not. When this type of system is built, thin wood fillers know as .
Iron baluster staircase: before and after. In the last. Iron baluster options for stair railing. There was a very curious three-year-old observing this installation.
If taking out a baluster, pull it sideways out of the mortise in the tread, then free the top end by tapping it with a hammer toward the top of the stair. Use nippers to pull out any nails in the handrail and tread, and 80-grit sandpaper to smooth the tread around the mortise and the underside of the handrail.
Before and almost after of the stair railing work. The newel post cap is part of the white oak I milled a few months back from a tree at the cabin.small piece of the .
Nov 24, 2018- How to replace wood spindles with wrought iron./–want to do this so badly!!!
How To Replace Stair Spindles
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