railing top rail - 5/4 deck board or 2x6


Old 03-10-11, 04:46 PM
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railing top rail - 5/4 deck board or 2x6

Any reason to use a 2x6 for the top board on my railing instead of a 5/4 deck board?
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Old 03-10-11, 06:30 PM
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Nope. 5/4 board will warp less than a 2x6.
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Just make sure it's fully supported by the balusters and/or the rails and you'll be fine.
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