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newel

the central pillar of a winding staircase, esp one that is made of stone

Newel

The central post or column which provides support for the inner edges of the steps in a circular staircase and around which the steps wind.

newel

newel, 1
1. The central post or column around which the steps of a circular staircase wind, and which provides support for the staircase.
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Ng says he wanted to create the illusion that the newel and handrail were created from a single piece of wood flowing into the Bird's Egg finial.
plywood pads, veneered parts, rounds, squares, stair parts, treads, risers/spindles, hand rails, newel posts, turnings, lumber, curved & straight extension jambs, curved base, crown & cabinet trim, curved furniture pads, door & window trim
To fit the newel post (the main post located at the top and bottom of the stairs) use an 18v drill with a 22mm spade bit to create a circular hole in the bottom of both the post and the base corner.
2 Cut the notch from the bottom of newel post so it will be flush with the decking joist it is to be fixed to.
Living on a fixed income, Newel could not afford the modifications necessary to make her home a safe place to live as she aged.
HOW: Attach the two newel posts to the bases at the top and bottom, after measuring each to the correct height.
By wading into the river, Newel is not enacting a true death wish; he is, I would suggest, mimicking Quentin Compson's submersion in the Charles River.
Cabinets should have warm crown moldings and other trims, such as newel posts, columns and fluting on the cabinetry.
Also, with newel high-efficiency motors, the full-load speed is usually closer to the nominal rating of 1200 or 1800 rpm.
In the north and south houses, walls are painted drywall trimmed in native fir, and the interiors have Craftsman detailing, particularly the banisters and newel posts.
Joi mentioned the white Vermont marble staircase, in the lobby, with its newel post of white marble and clusters of fruit and flowers.