Cable railing for decks – Starting with measure tension between deck boards and bottom of the railing with a tape measure. Advantage poll of five and determine the height of each cable. Measure up from the floor and make four brands with equal intervals on each of guardrail posts. Centering marks on the inside of each railing. Place a 3/4-inch wooden boring drilled into an electric drill and insert the tip of the middle mark on the wood and drill a whole right through the surface.
Repeat this step with all the other brands in the cable railing for decks. Feed one end of a cable through all the boards to form the first railing. On the outside edge of one of the ends, flex cable with adjustable pliers and clip the end of a cable clamp of the loop. Ensure that the cable end facing inward toward the post and tighten the clamp down with a wrench prudent to hold it in place.
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Pull the other end tight and fasten another cable clamp; secure terminal while continuing to pull the cable tight. Release the clamp and pull the cable tighter if necessary before securing the clamp. Repeat the process of feeding, tighten and squeeze cable through all drilled holes to form the rest of the railings. Cut excess cable railing for decks from each handrail with a hacksaw.