Newel cap

Newel cap

The terminal feature of a newel post, often molded or turned in a decorative manner.
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newel cap

The terminal feature of a newel-post; often molded, turned, or carved in a decorative shape.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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A drain hopper head, some wooden moulding (B&Q have used a Baroque drop by Richard Burbridge) a newel cap, a verdigris paint kit, some ESP primer, Plastikote red oxide spray paint, Plastikote clear flat varnish, and a glue gun with some all-purpose glue sticks to put the whole thing together.
2 Insert stick and newel cap to the tube at the base of hopper head.
Dr Hemingway made three newel caps for Mrs Govan in October.
You can choose from different woods, different styles of spindle and different shapes and sizes of newel posts including half newels plus decorative newel caps. Make sure you have got all the joining brackets you need, sufficient bottom rail and hand rail, plus fillets for fitting between the spindles.
Then, for decoration only, and to match the ball feet on the antique dresser, Gary screwed round newel caps to the base of the frame at each corner.