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tjung

10:05AM | 01/06/05
Member Since: 04/08/03
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In our old home we have a trapdoor to our basement. The trapdoor is in the corner of the room and I would like to remove the trapdoor and install a railing around the opening (there are already stairs there. I would like something that looks good - someting better than one of those cheap looking black metal rails that you can buy ready made. I have seen some rail systems on the internet for building your own staircase and thought about going that route. I am open to any suggestions about (1) how to install a railing (whether metal or wood) and (2) the advantages of using wood over metal (and vice versa). Thank you very much.
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