We are installing a second rail on our stairs. The current rail is of
wood, and the ends are mitered so the rail makes a 90 degree turn toward
What is the best way to fasten the miters on the end pieces?
I have biscuit capability, and have the double ended wood screws.
Are there other better methods.
Thanks Have to get this done before next week end when my mother in law
comes up for the weekend.
Glue and screw, or nail ... screw from the end of the rail "return" that
is going against the wall, or nail from from the front side and fill the
There is no need to get fancy with the return.
Here's how Tom Silva on "Ask This Old House" does it (at 3:30):
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