Railing & baluster angle for 4 step stringer

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Old 10-16-18, 06:48 AM
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Railing & baluster angle for 4 step stringer

Putting up a new 4 step stringer on the front porch. Is there a standard angle to cut the handrails for a 4 step stringer or must I measure it with a board? The post is attached at the front of the deck level and the bottom stringer.
 
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There is no standard angle as the rise and run of the steps can be different from one set of stairs to another.
 
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Clamp the handrail to the side of the posts at the correct height. Mark the posts cut line. Establish a vertical line to cut the ends of the hand rails.
 
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