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Feeney Design Rail

Custom Deck Railing From Start to Finish

Our DesignRail® pre-engineered, component based, aluminum railing frame systems combine the durability of aluminum with the innovative design details that assure structural integrity while drastically reducing long term maintenance expenses. Our aluminum railing systems are easy-to-install, attractive and cost effective and are available in a wide range of standard and custom powder coat finishes with a variety of top rail design options as well as picket, glass or cable infill options. Read on to learn more about Feeney's versatile aluminum railing systems.


  • Durable powder-coated finishes offer superior color retention, impact resistance, and weather protection.
  • Available in an assortment of colors that meet rigorous AAMA-2604 coating specifications.
  • Low maintenance with long use cycle: no rusting, cracking, peeling, or repainting.
  • Product contains recycled materials
  • Detail drawings and 3-part specifications available, along with toll-free design assistance and technical support.




DesignRail® In-fill

In-fill Cap Rail Foot Rail

The basic infill options are illustrated below. However, we can also assist with custom infill such as textured, etched or decaled glass panels, special picket designs, or even wood strips or panels for solid barriers or fences—the Aluminum Railing System adapts.

All infill options require a Cap Infill Channel and a horizontal Foot Rail (Foot Rails are optional for 36" and 38" high frames using horizontal cable infill). These support the railing infill and help reinforce the frame structure. Foot Rails connect to the posts using Rail Connecting Blocks (RCBs) and Cap Infill Channels snap into the underside of the Cap Rails. Each infill type has a specific corresponding Foot Rail and Cap Infill Channel design. Foot Rails and Cap Infill Channels are available in 10-ft and 20-ft lengths that can be cut to size in the field.


In-fill options 

 Tempered Glass

Clear or custom tinted panels that are easily inserted into vinyl lined slots in the Cap Infill Channel and Foot Rail; no special mounting hardware needed.

Glass panels are shipped cut to size after the frames are constructed and final opening measurements are submitted.

Feeney In-fill Tempered Glass

 Vertical Pickets

3/4" square aluminum pickets that come cut-to-size, ready-to-install. Pickets come powder coated to match the frame color and are secured to the Cap Infill Channel and Foot Rail with screws.

Feeney In-fill Vertical Pickets

 Vertical Cables

1/8" diameter, type 316 stainless steel cables that come prefabricated to size, ready-to-install.

Maximum post spacing is 5-1/2 ft on center (residential), 5 ft (commercial) with 2 intermediate aluminum pickets.

Feeney In-fill Vertical Cables

 Horizontal Cables

1/8" diameter, 316-grade CableRail stainless steel assemblies include all of the attachment fittings and come prefabricated in standard lengths that can be trimmed to length in the field.

A vertical intermediate picket is used mid-span to minimize cable deflection. All post and pickets (except for those used on stairs and ramps) come pre-drilled, ready for cable installation. Horizontal Foot Rails are required for 42" high frames and may be used as an option on 36" and 38" frames.

Feeney In-fill Horizontal Cables