1 5/8″ Square Baluster

$6.00$14.00

Simple and timeless, this square wood baluster is much higher quality than found at lumber yards or home centers.

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Specifications

NEW LARGER WIDTH (up from 1 3/8″).  These 1 5/8″ wide square wood balusters are very popular for higher end decks and smaller porches.  Of much higher quality than what you’ll find at the hardware store, these are a stain-grade (but also paint-able) wood baluster and Made in America.  Thicker and more robust than the typical 1 3/8″ square wood balusters you typically see at lumber yards.

Actual Width: 1 5/8″.  Specify length.  Bottom notch option reduces length by 1/8″.

Use with our 4″ Porch Rail System

Spacing & Quantity: To meet the 4″ ball rule required by most building codes, space these spindles every 5 1/2″ On Center.  That will leave a 3 7/8″ gap between them.

What length baluster should I choose?
Using our 4-piece Porch Rail System with a 2″ to 4″ toe space, the following heights will result:
20″ Baluster: 29″ – 31″ (commonly used for historic and/or decorative railing)
26″ Baluster: 35″ – 37″ (commonly used to meet the 36″ residential code)
32″ Baluster: 41″ – 43″ (commonly used to meet the 42″ commercial code)

Using our 3-piece Porch Rail System with a 2″ to 4″ toe space, the following top rail heights will result:
20″ Baluster: 26″ – 28″
26″ Baluster: 32″ – 34″
32″ Baluster: 38″ – 40″
36″ Baluster: 42″ – 44″

PRIMING OPTION:
Premium acrylic primer in flat white available as an option, which allows for immediate installation.  Expect some blemishes in the primer from shipping.  This is normal and will not affect the finished result when painted after installation.

Concerned about stair balusters and sloped bottom rail? Read this article: How To Cut Stair Balusters for Sloped Bottom Rail

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