So, what I’d like to do is is start the roll by actually starting a bent on the end. And now I flip it over.
And on the end, I’ll use a pair of vice grips to get me by helix so I can twist the tube. So I have a grip on the tube and what I’m going to do is twist it, so I try to get as close as possible to the curve to the pitch we have on that end.
The thing is, the stairs goes up to the left, meaning that my hand going up is on the left side of me. That means when I start my curve, I will turn it, put a twist on the left also. We’re going to try to sweep about ninety degrees. Just a little bit. A little more. A little more.So, it be a quarter turn I’ll try to accomplish as we go right through the whole length of the tubing. That thing is struggling, huh? A lot of pressure on it. So, we see a little bit of a struggle. I put it a little bit more pressure than I normally do…… let me finish this up.
So, that’s all of my first push. So, all we need to do is put up on the stairs and see how it fits. We’ll check the pitch and we’ll check our diameter. So, my pitch is a little bit steep. A little bit steep and I’m a little bit tight. So it’s a minor, minor adjustment.
So, I’ll run it through again. Stand on the end. Okay, on this side here. A little more. The other way. A little more. A little more. C’mon, don’t make me look bad on camera. A little bit more. Towards me, right? Towards you. One more time. A little bit more.Good.Okay.
Okay, this should be pretty close as far as the diameter goes… we’ll see. That’s really close.Okay, so now we have just a little bit too much pitch. So, we’ll take the pitch off.
That’s all we want to do is….the handle will come through if we want to increase the pitch. If you want to increase the pitch, we pull down on it. If you take it off, we push up on it. And so, this is what we’ll do, we’ll go halfway through. What we’ll do is take the pitch off. Oh, don’t burn out on me. Back the other way. And, I’ll get the other half. Hopefully, that’s all we need. I’m very, very close. I just need to put a hair pitch back on and that’s the final adjustments.
So, that’s basically rolling a spiral stair handrail. I hope that helps. Thank you.
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