Cut and Attach Cap Cut a pressure treated or rot resistant wood cap board so it overhangs the newel post by ? to on all four sides Use a circular saw, table saw, or router to cut ° angle bevels around the top of the cap on all four sides Secure the cap to the newel post with nails and top it with a wood finial if desired.
How to Fasten Furring Strips to Concrete, Brick or Block I Attachment to Masonry There are many situations where one would want to cover over a brick, concrete, or block walls This article will Furring strips are strips of metal or wood that create a support system for a finished wall material to be fastened to They are
Preferably, embossments are provided on the web portions in the sheets to aid in securing them to a concrete slab which is poured over the beams and sheets As a result of this Those flooring systems typically provide a composite action between the overlying concrete slab and the corrugated sheet It is also desired to
It masquerades as wood or masonry, wears like concrete, and survives even the harshest elements Shown The siding on this Gothic Revival style home looks like wood clapboard, but it s actually fiber cement painted a custom color Also known as lap siding, it s fast to install and looks great painted or stained Shown