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Back to Glossary. – Opening cap.

Page sections.


Design.

Description.

An introductory description of the opening cap.

Opening cap visual
Opening cap

Gallery.

Some pictures of opening caps that have been fitted.

Oak opening cap
Opening Cap Oak

Technical.

Opening cap joint angle.

How to determine the “V” angle cut for letting the handrail into the cap.

Opening cap joint angle.
Opening cap joint angle.

Workshop.

Cutting the opening cap joint.

How to cut the opening cap, making and marking the template to get the opening cap “V” cut.

Add cut angles.
Cap cutting jig.

Site.

Fitting the opening cap to a turned newel post.

How to bolt the cap to the newel and handrail.

Opening cap fitting.
Opening cap fitting.

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