Two piece split shoe for covering railing post base plate, square – DJA345A

This two piece split shoe cover plate wraps around the base of a post and is a great way to finish off or retrofit a railing or fence project. Cover up unsightly flanges, base plates, bolts or fasteners, all without uninstalling or disassembling the project.

  • Retrofit an existing railing or fence without taking it apart!
  • Meet your client’s changing expectations, even after the job is nearly done
  • Easy to install: we iterated on many designs to simplify installation, even when you’re in tight spaces or at an awkward body angle
  • Secured with four set screws so it won’t come apart like other split covers


Product Details

Two Piece Split Shoe Dimension Details

Versions for fitting square base plates up to 4″:

  • Fits square posts and newels measuring 1″, 1-1/4″, 1-1/2″, and 2″
  • Overall dimensions: 5-1/8″ square
  • Height: 2″

For fitting over square base plates up to 5-1/4″ (DJA345A-2L):

  • Fits 2″ square posts and newels
  • Overall dimensions: 6-3/8″ square
  • Height: 2″

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

Cover Plate Installation

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

CAD Models

2D and 3D CAD models are available upon request. Please contact us so we can provide the correct file version for your system and workflow.

Additional information

Material Type

Material Shape

Max. base plate size

4", 5-1/4"

For square size

1", 1-1/4", 1-1/2", 2"

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