Curious, how would you do this?
I have half-round rails. I used to be able to buy them already made,
but even then sometimes 8' was too long (at the end of a run or next
to the gate, where the distance between the posts was less than the
full 8 feet) and I had to shorten them and make them thinner at the
last 3" at each end. That is, the poles were 4" in diameter so split
down the middle the rails are about 2", and I want the last 3 inches
to be about 1 1/4 thick.
I can do it, but I'm curious what methods you folks would use and
whether it's better than mine. Because it seems like I can do
better. I have almost all the hand tools a guy should have and quite
a few of the portable power tools. The primary answer I'm looking
for uses tools that I have.
I don't have many non-portable power tools, but even though I probably
don't have the tool, you can get additional partial credit for
suggesting a method using one of them. I have 14 rails to do with
this batch and another 14 to do next summer. Maybe you'll give me a
good excuse to buy some non-portable power tool.