Hi, our staircase is open on one side for the bottom 4' or so, so i want to put in an oak rail there. Attaching the rail to the wall partway up the stairs seems no problem (i can bolt it via a rosette and then cap with wooden plugs), and nor does securing the newel post at the bottom (via some. Listed here are wallpapers about attaching stair rail to newel post diy forums, unique newel post ideas, newel post cap, stair railing, how to install newel post on knee wall, handrail to newel post hardware -pinterest, etc.
Agree that nothing beats going to the joists but i have used a newel plate once needs good framing flooring and it blew me away it was kind of tricky to get the post perfectly flush with the floor while still being perfectly lined up because of a nearby post i had to tighten it by driving it perpendicular to the rail sure was stiff though but could be my memory chips are failing
Attaching deck railing posts the problem is that the railing post acts like a lever exerting a very large force on the connection at the bottom the weakest link is not the post to rim joist connection but the rim joist to the floor framing the only practical way to resist this force with 4×4 wood posts is to with specialized steel framing
I x27 m wondering how to attach the newel post and your method looks great however i will need to line up the post to an existing 4×4 at the top of the stairs to align the inside of the new newel post at the base must be at the inside end of the outer stringer
Use for attaching both ends of a rail between 2 posts requires no glue epoxy can be used drill a 1″ hole 1″ deep into both sides of both end joints attach the springs to the bottom of all holes the ends of all springs should be at 12 00 high see instructions on bag insert …
The 4 quot js quot is the mount i use also very easy to level the post with the 4 quot js quot system i fasten the j brackets a little shy of being flush with the bottom of the newel post and then snug the screws down into the floor and check for level then tighten the direction i need to move the post i used to use plastic shims to level my post but since i started using the 4 quot js quot system no more shims and i