Cutting Corners Chair Rail Up and Down Stairs

Oct 7th
Neutral Chair Rail
Neutral Chair Rail

Install handrails on stairs chair is to cut the ends or mitered corners for a precise fit and smooth flow. Mistakes to cut the rail of the chair are expensive, so it is important to take time to get the right angle.


12 Picture Gallery: Cutting Corners Chair Rail Up and Down Stairs

  1. Hold a piece of chair rail on the wall of the stairs so that it is parallel to the slope of the stairs. Hold a second piece of chair rail along the horizontal installation point on the wall at the bottom of the stairs.
  2. Overlap at least 3 inches (7.62 cm) of the chair rail ladder with chair rail in the bottom of the stairs, so there is enough edge to mark the angle.
  3. Make a pencil mark where the upper and lower points of each section of the chair rail meet. Connect the marks with a ruler to create a line in each section of the chair rail line.
  4. Cut the chair rail ladder along the pencil line with a miter saw for cutting clean.
  5. Sand the edge of cutting each section chair rail slightly to soften the wood. Install the chair rail on the wall.
  6. Repeat this process with the chair rail at the top of the stairs and any necessary joint along the ladder.

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