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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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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
I rested one hand on the railing and the other on the newel post.
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.
HOW: Affix one newel post base to the top and one to the bottom of the stairs.
On one of our programmes we created two gold bedrooms, spending pounds 20,000 on all this luxury furniture for one, and doing the other up for less than pounds 500 by making things like a four poster bed out of newel posts and decorating it with gold lacquer.
This includes bi-fold doors or French doors to patio, extensive tiling to bathrooms from renowned Spanish brand, Porcelanosa, sanitaryware by Crosswater, double-ended baths, Kelly Hoppen brassware and contemporary staircase with oak newel posts, handrails and painted spindles.
A staircase with solid newel posts leads to the first floor, where there is a modern family bathroom and four bedrooms.
There is a porch entrance into a reception hall with oak parquet floor and stairs to the first floor with original banister, spindles and newel posts.
Products: Furniture components, bed frames, cabinet doors, drawer fronts & sides, drawer boxes, stiles & rails, casket parts, chair components, blanks, edge-glued panels, mouldings, wainscoting, shelving, plywood/MDF parts, rounds, solid & laminated squares, hand rails, legs, newel posts, table tops, bases & solid wood edge banding blanks
Then there are the newel posts, the chunky, upright posts that go at either end of a run of spindles.