Rectangular two piece split shoe for 1″ square balusters and newels – DJA445A-1

This rectangular two piece split shoe for 1″ square balusters, pickets and posts wraps around the base of a square bar and is specifically designed to cover rectangular base plates up to 3″ x 2″. This is a great way to finish off or retrofit any railing or fence project, all without uninstalling or disassembling the project. All you need is a screwdriver!

  • Retrofit an existing railing or fence without taking it apart, indoors or outdoors
  • Designed to cover rectangular base plates up to 3″ x 2″
  • Meet your client’s changing expectations, even after the job is nearly done
  • Secured with two stainless steel set screws so it won’t come apart like other split covers


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Dimension Details for Rectangular Two Piece Split Shoe for 1″ Square Bar

  • Fits 1″ square balusters and newels
  • Covers common rectangular 3″ x 2″ base plates
  • Overall length: 4-1/4″
  • Overall width: 2-5/8″
  • Overall height: 2″

Technical drawing of rectangular split shoe

Material Type and Finish

  • Cast aluminum
  • Set screws are stainless steel to limit corrosion for general exterior and interior usage
  • Ready to paint to match your railing color, or can be powder-coated

Base Shoe Installation

  1. Using a phillips screwdriver, remove the set screw on each side (two total).
  2. Position one half of the cover shoe around the post, and verify sizing. Refer to graphic in product gallery.
  3. Slide the other half of the shoe around the post. Align the set screw holes.
  4. Screw in each set screw fully. Do not overtighten.

We recommend pairing this design with the matching corner split shoe.

Note: This item is designed to cover rectangular base plates. See Item DJA345A for a square base plate cover split shoe option.

CAD Models and Drawings

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