Re: DIY rails
> Does anyone have any experience making their own safey rails and/orA few weeks ago, there was some discussion of home-made alternatives
> stanchions and lifelines, other than the expensive stainless steel
> erector sets available from marine supply stores?
to expensive, store-bought lifelines on the discussion board
("Spartalk") at www.briontoss.com.
As for stanchions, they have to be really strong. I suppose some kind
of wooden lamination is feasible, but I have no idea whatever about
dimensions (smaller than a 2x4?). I also have no knowledge of metal