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Installing a new deck railing - Thumb and Hammer

To space balusters equally, Tom Silva of Ask This Old House uses a piece of elastic waist band material, available at fabric stores. On it he made a series of..

How to Build a Gingerbread Balustrade | This Old House

Use a homemade jig to transform stock lumber into flatsawn balusters to dress . Follow along as TOH general contractor Tom Silva and master carpenter Norm..

How to Replace a Stair Railing - This Old House - YouTube

Oct 20, 2014 . This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shares some tricks for installing a new, sturdy staircase balustrade. (See below for a shopping list..

Making a speed square holder in the style of Tom Silva's - Sawmill .

Since seeing Tom Silva's speed square holder hanging from his toolbelt . Tom made his from a scrap of PVC baluster, as it just happens I'm fresh out of ... And that having everything you need on your waist within easy reach..

The best baluster spacing formula - JLC-Online Forums

Oct 4, 2006 . Tom Silva from âThis Old Houseâ gave an interesting little baluster spacing lesson on one of the shows a couple years back. He used his..

How to Replace Deck Stair Balusters | This Old House

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shares some tricks of the trade for accurately cutting and assembling railing supports