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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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Located within a pre-war enclave in Manhattan's Turtle Bay neighborhood, the building displayed the Newel Co.
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.
Thirdly, a sample taken from the foot of the (smaller) male statue wearing armour showed that the same distinctive black paint used for the newel posts can be seen under the red paint used for his sandal.
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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.
From it, the grand central oak staircase winds up the centre of the house, each newel post carved with an individual design.
1 Pace newel posts so they're no more than 4ft apart or at top and bottom steps.
It was a challenge for Mattie Newel to get into the holiday spirit last year.
Anniversary" is a relatively staid and elegant tomb crawl, presented as a re-imagination of the original game for newel, more powerful systems.
HOW: Affix one newel post base to the top and one to the bottom of the stairs.
In areas like Gentilly, Pontchartrain Park, the first black middle class subdivision in the city, and New Orleans East, where newel, one-story brick houses abound, the full extent of devastation might be overlooked.