Exterior Wood Railings

snow on a railing

There’s a lot to like about this picture of a snowy metal railing. I like how the photographer captured the static, unyielding nature of the metal railing and managed to capture the active falling of the snow. The black metal really stands out against the white and grey field while the railing draws the viewer’s eye deeper into the subject.

Metal railing is usually made from steel. Most steel in use in the United States has recycled content. This may be an important factor in a railing choice. Tubular steel that is coated with an anodized paint is popular and in common use nationally. The tubular steel railing shown here is likely a safety barrier on a public facility. Guard rails should be designed with no more than a 4″ spacing between the balusters to prevent children from getting stuck in the balustrade.

cat on a wood railing

Well folks, here is the picture that you’ve all been waiting for, the one that the internet glitterati and people looking for an alternative to the boring deck railing style…
Cat on a Handrail
That’s right, you can now have one of the internet’s most popular memes served up with my contribution to the annals of the web: railing and handrail!
Cat-handrail

The internet has a love for cats and I share mainly pictures of different handrails and railings. We’ve seen underwater railing, which looks like a convenient way to start a day of snorkeling. I’ve shared lots of handrail pictures like balconies and stairs railing.
But this is the first time that I’ve shared a picture of a cat on a handrail.
And I know how much the internet loves cats.
Readers: Do you like cats? Do you like wood railing? Do you have a wood handrail that needs a cat to sit on it? Do you have a cat that likes to site on handrails? Send me pictures and leave a comment below!

underwater railing

Here is a cool picture that I found showing a company’s underwater railing installation. This is a real neat picture and I love the distortion in the frame. This handrail is installed in a Caribbean resort and allows tourists and visitors easy access to the water so that they can play and enjoy their stay near a sandy beach and palm trees.

Underwater-railing

Bubble Stair Railing

This stair railing is a wonderful work of art for the home. The organic shapes of this staircase remind me of bubbles floating through the air. The guard rail must be some sort of structural metal as it also supports the stairs which are a natural finish, light colored wood tread. This staircase is a striking visual element in what must be a fabulously designed and articulated mansion. See more pictures at Trendir

Organic-staircase-eestairs-1

outdoor railings

I love this picture of outdoor railings. It has an old world appeal of nostalgia and decay. Alright, so I know that might not be the most appealing thing, there is a certain mood that is created by the dilapidated building, broken handrail, water and ships at port. The black and white photography adds to the emotional impact of this outdoor railing.

Iron Railing Craftsmanship

If you’re looking for a custom crafted deck railing, make sure you check out mountain laurel handrails. These are all specially built to fit your exact deck!

Check out this picture of an iron railing that was also custom built. The photographer did a great job with the shot too!

lake and railing

check out this picture of an idyllic lake and sky. It’s shot through a metal railing that the photographer used to separate the composition. The bars divide the air, earth and water to highlight each element. Here is another deck railing that is sure to please!

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