Mountain Laurel Deck Railing

Mountain Laurel Deck Railing is the most artistic of all the deck railing designs. Made from branches from the mountain laurel tree, each section is a work of art unlike any other!

Beautiful Deck Railing

Beautiful Deck Railing

Long spans of handrail are not advisable since regular posts are required for strength and support. These intermediate posts that hold up a handrail and not, for example, a porch are called newel posts. Here, we used a mountain laurel log about four inches in diameter as a newel post.

Railing Custom Newel Post

Railing Custom Newel Post

The stairs and railing on this deck make a huge visual impact and are a highly visible element on this deck. Another custom feature on this project is the complete lattice behind the stairs eliminating the diagonal line of a banister.

Stairs Railing

Stairs Railing

Stairs Landing Railing

Stairs Landing Railing

Short Deck Railing

Short Deck Railing

These are pics of the top of the stairs landing and short landing extension that continues out past the line of the stairs.

Covered Porch Railing

Covered Porch Railing

Porch Deck Railings

Porch Deck Railings

Part of this deck has a roof over it for a nice covered porch to relax under when it’s raining or when the sun is beating down from overhead.

Mountain Laurel Handrail

Mountain Laurel Handrail

Railing with Custom Newel Post

Railing Custom Newel Post

This deck actually features two custom newel posts made out of mountain laurel. These are relatively difficult to install and are not a project for an inexperienced carpenter.

Deck Railing Section

Deck Railing Section

Laurel Deck Railing

Laurel Deck Railing

Mountain Laurel Handrail is the perfect choice with the surrounding forest as backdrop for these photos.

Mountain Laurel Deck Railing

Mountain Laurel Deck Railing

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Updated on February 6, 2015 by jimmypader

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One Response to Mountain Laurel Deck Railing

  1. Steve says:

    What would a prefab section 32″ tall 8 long cost?