Victorian Porch Rails

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Project by woodman1962 posted 1315 days ago 2230 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a porch rail I seen on the internet .I Did change it slightly but not much.It is made of pressure treated pine.I really liked the way it turned out but would like to see what everyone else thinks of it.There was a lot of cutting and sanding but i think it was worth it.


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#1 posted 1314 days ago

I think it looks great. Good job.

-- Have a great day.

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#2 posted 1314 days ago

Nice looking porch rails.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#3 posted 1314 days ago

Nice job. I have a porch we need to put up railings on, I’ll keep this idea in the back of my mind!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#4 posted 1314 days ago

Very nich job on the rails. I have fallen in love (so to speak) with the victorian look. The on point, if I may. The natural look of the rails and the white painted posts did cause me a second look. Now I’m not looking at the whole picture and the post were most likely already there. That being said, still a very nice job and treatment of using natural wood wioth the victorian touch.

Just my thoughts.

-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.

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#5 posted 1314 days ago

Well the owner already had the columns set on the porch.And they come in already primed white .The owner is also going to paint the rails and pickets white.So in time it will all be painted a bright white.This is my first attempt at this style but i really like it.Thanks for the comments i really appreciate it.


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#6 posted 370 days ago

That old style “gingerbread” work really sets a house or feature off. I did some of that on my back porch when I built it a few years ago. It is not quite so nice as this. Great job.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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