{Stus-List} Deck hand rails - make your own

Leslie Paal lpaalcc32 at yahoo.com
Mon Jun 8 10:07:03 EDT 2009


Good instructions, IF you know what you are doing.  Best to practice before you do it to an expensive piece of teak...

Leslie
Phoenix C&C32, #238
Long Beach CA.

--- On Mon, 6/8/09, Dennis C. <captbuy at yahoo.com> wrote:

> From: Dennis C. <captbuy at yahoo.com>
> Subject: Re: {Stus-List} Deck hand rails - make your own
> To: cnc-list at cnc-list.com
> Date: Monday, June 8, 2009, 5:00 AM
> Symmetrical teak handrails are
> not hard to make if you can find teak long enough and have
> or can borrow a couple of common woodworking tools. 
> Here's the general process.
>  
> 1. Find a piece of teak long enough and a bit wider
> than twice the height of your handrail
> 2. Create the loops by drilling holes with an
> appropriately sized hole saw and then connect the holes
> using a jigsaw and guide
> 3. Create the end rounds with a jigsaw
> 3. Use a router to round the loop holes, end
> rounds and the tops
> 4. Saw the piece in half on a table saw to make two
> handrails. If the bases have an angle, just tilt the saw
> blade.
>  
> Dennis C.
> Touche' 35-1 #83
> Mandeville, LA
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> 
> From: David P
> Leahy <leahy62 at sbcglobal.net>
> To:
> cnc-list at cnc-list.com
> Sent: Sunday,
> June 7, 2009 9:45:29 PM
> Subject: Re:
> {Stus-List} Deck hand rails
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> 
> 
> I am in the same situation. I would like to replace
> mine in kind and keep the look. I have been
> looking and cannit find anywhere to get a teak handrail
> the length of mine. I am considering going with
> splitting it in 2 and having the open space
> between the 2. I have seen this on other boats and it looks
> just as nice.
>  
> Dave 
> 1974 30' Mk I
> 
> "Twenty years from now you will
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> that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So
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> From:
> "ff1040 at aol.com" <ff1040 at aol.com>
> To:
> cnc-list at cnc-list.com
> Sent: Sunday,
> June 7, 2009 7:30:46 PM
> Subject: Re:
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> 
> Rey, I
> replaced mine with stainless steel.  Looks nice and
> requires no maintenance.   
> 
> Mike
> S/V VIRGINIA LEE
> 
> C&C 3
> CB
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rey G. <reyg at onelinkpr.net>
> To: cnc-list at cnc-list.com
> Sent: Sun, 7 Jun 2009 6:45 pm
> Subject: {Stus-List} Deck hand rails
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> Hello to
> everyone:
>  
> I have to replace
> the deck hand rails on my 1981 C&C 36.  They
> measure 82 inches long.
> If anyone can tell
> me where I can buy a pair, I would greatly appreciate
> it.
>  
> Thanks
> 
> Rey
> G.
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