build a wood railing for a theater platform. how to build a simple and sturdy stage platform . how to build a simple and sturdy stage platform. by brian d. taylor, project editor, pioneer drama service now, using the 8 boards and two 39 boards, form the outline of your frame and secure it together with wood screws. attach the third 39 board to
a raised platform in a media room will increase the ability of the folks in the back row to see and enjoy the movie. it can make any media room more useful by increasing the number of seats available with a good view of the television screen.
a couple of weeks ago, i put together stadium seating for my basement theater. how to build a raised platform pt. many homeowners who dream of having their own theater room in their home think of the idea as lavish and simply assume they do not have room for such a luxury in their home.
5. cut the handrail to length with a jigsaw. repeat to make an identical bottom rail. 6. use table saw to rip -inch-thick x 1½-inch-wide nailing strips from a cedar 2x4. 7. stain all parts of the railing system, including handrail, bottom rail, balusters, and nailing strips. 8. arrange the railing parts on a flat surface.
so far we are about 25 hours of work into the playhouse build minus the many, many trips to the seven trust . this does include the new railing. over just the last week of having the walls up and while working on the playhouse railing, i have earned myself at least that many free hours from the kids because of it.
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repeat for the opposite end of the rail. 5. cut the handrail to length with a jigsaw. repeat to make an identical bottom rail. 6. use table saw to rip -inch-thick x 1½-inch-wide nailing strips from a cedar 2x4. 7. stain all parts of the railing system, including handrail, bottom rail, balusters, and nailing strips. 8.
the railing is 36' high and the balusters are 4' apart. i made a jig out of a scrap piece of wood cut to 4' to speed up the installing process and to make sure they are all spaced evenly. start in the middle and just screw in all the tops of the balusters using your jig for proper spacing.
the upper railing must be at least 42' above the platform per international building code and osha . the railing in the picture scales to about 36' tall. there must be a toe-board kick-plate that is 4' tall and the bottom of the kick-plate must be no higher than 1/4'' above the platform. there is no kick-plate present.
the plan is for the main frame of the platform, legs can be cut to users specifications. if the legs are taller than 18, side bracing must be used to avoid lateral movement. platforms tend to be squeaky if not glued properly. if glue is not used, consider using a sound dampener like duvetyn between joints and frame to lid.
this simple tutorial will show you how to make platforms that are strong, built to last for years and years and even relatively easy to store. for purposes of this how-to, i will be discussing the construction of a standard 4x8 platform on 2 legs. however, the following directions can be adjusted to meet practically any platform needs.
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alain hernandez, president at mastermind handyman; shares with you a video he created about tips on building a wooden stage platform. building a wooden platform begins with knowing the actual