We have been saying for years that we wanted to update our front porch, but in November 2012, we finally did it. I'm posting before and after pics of the project that Hubby completed.
Before: There were railings. There were 2 full posts in the middle, and there were 2 half posts on each side.
In Progress: Here's Hubby with his helpers when they removed the railings.
In Progress: Hubby used unfinished 1x6 pine boards to wrap the existing posts.
After: Ta-Da!!!! Doesn't it look soooooooooooooo much better!! We love it! Completed posts & no railings