How to Install Stair Spindles

It looks complicated...it's not

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Miter saw
  • Cordless drill
  • Needle-nose pliers
  • Locking pliers
  • Drill bit set
  • Forstner drill bits
  • Handsaw
  • Safety glasses
  • Wood glue

You may also need spade bits

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Replacement spindle
  • Masking tape
  • Paint or finish