Exterior railings on a bridge

exterior railing on a bridge

Exterior railing on a bridge

This exterior wood handrail was installed on a bridge over a small stream. The bridge was built with round log posts holding up the timber framed roof. Special pockets were carved in the round posts so that the square lumber of the handrail would fit seamlessly. Large diameter mountain laurel branches were used to match the stout look of the covered bridge. These exterior railings tie this bridge to its surroundings by mimicking the organic forms of the forest.


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Updated on December 9, 2012 by jimmypader

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