Install a New Stair Handrail

So strong it's kid-proof! We'll show you how to do it.

Required Tools for this Project

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

  • Hammer
  • Miter saw
  • Tape measure
  • Stud finder
  • Drill/driver, cordless
  • Nail set
  • 4 ft. Level
  • Drill bit set
  • Wood glue

Magnetic driver bit holder

Required Materials for this Project

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

  • Railing material
  • Railing brackets
  • 90-second epoxy
  • 4d finish nails
  • Sandpaper (150 grit)
  • Masking tape (1-1/2-in. wide)