Proven Performance in Cable Railing Systems

Product Overview


Cable has become an excellent railing material because of Johnson Architectural Hardware. When the natural beauty surrounding a home or building is too precious to block with an ordinary railing, Johnson’s cable railings are the answer. Johnson Architectural Hardware cable railings create an unblocked view and satisfies code. Cable will take any path you make for it but there are some rules to follow in order to satisfy code for railings.

Note the following products by Johnson Architectural Hardware:

"Terminal Tuner" Turnbuckles
The Terminal Tuners Series of turnbuckles are available in three different styles: Button, Ball and Bevel in full or blind thread. These simple but sophisticated fittings lend themselves to metal railings with cable span lengths up to 25' if used at both ends. Button Terminal Tuners can be used on wood railings with proper washers. Ball Terminal Tuners work great at angles such as stairs. The Bevel Terminal Tuner is designed to sit flush in a 82° counter sunk hole.

"Classic Style" Turnbuckles
The Classic Series Turnbuckles are based on classic yacht turnbuckles and come in five styles: Jaw, Deckk Toggle, Button, Ball and Swage to Swage. The Classic Series will work on wood and metal railing with cable spans up to 50'. Classic Jaw Turnbuckles attach with a clevis pin t eyes or welded tabs. Classic Deck Toggle Turnbuckles are fastened with two screws to a flat surface. Classic Button Turnbuckles work great on metal railings but can be used on wood railings with proper washes. Stair angles are not a problem with Classic Ball Turnbuckles. When a turnbuckle is desired in the middle of a cable run the Classic Swage to Swage Turnbuckle is a great choice. When in doubt go with the Classic Series Turnbuckle.

"Decko Style" Turnbuckles
Decko Series turnbuckles are slightly shorter and sleeker than the Classic Series and come in five styles: Jaw, Deck Toggle, Button, Ball and Swage to Swage. Cable spans up to 25' on wood and metal railings can be made with the Decko Series. Decko Jaw Turnbuckles attach with a clevis pin to eyes or welded tabs. Decko Deck Toggle Turnbuckles are fastened with two screws to a flat surface. Decko Button Turnbuckles work great on metal railings but can be used on wood railings with proper washers. Stair angles are not a problem with Decko Ball Turnbuckles. When a turnbuckle is desired in the middle of a cable run the Decko Swage to Swage Turnbuckle is a great choice. The Decko Series is the right choice when a contemporary look is needed.

"Smooth Line" Turnbuckles
Smooth Line Series turnbuckles have no exposed thread and allow the cable to terminate internally inside the body of the turnbuckle. The Smooth Line Series looks smooth on the outside but hide their essentials internally. The Smooth Line Series work on wood and metal rails with cable spans up to 25' and are available in five styles: Jaw, Deck Toggle, Button, Ball and Treaded Terminal. Smooth Line Jaw Turnbuckles attach with a clevis pion to eyes or welded tabs. Smooth Line Button Turnbuckles work great on metal railings but can be used on wood railings with proper washer. Stair angles are not a problem with Smooth Line Ball Turnbuckles. When you want the best specify Smooth Line Turnbuckles.



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