The post at the top and bottom of the handrails and anywhere along the stair run that creates a directional change in the handrails is called the newel post. The newel post is securely anchored into the underlying floor framing or the stair stringer to provide stability to the handrails.
A post that supports the top or the bottom end of a handrail for a flight of stairs.
A post at the bottom, landing, or top of a staircase to which the handrail is secured.
Vertical posts supporting the handrail on stairs.
centre pillar of a winding stairs.
The vertical post at the foot or top of a timber flight of stairs, between which the balustrade spans.
A heavy upright post or turning at the end of the handrail of a stairway.
The larger vertical parts of the rail system that are either lathe turned or square in shape. The newel posts are the main supports for the hand rails. Click here to view our newel post selections.
the post at the top or bottom of a flight of stairs; it supports the handrail
A heavy post at the end of a stair railing. TO TOP TO TOP
The large starting post to which the end of a stair guard railing or balustrade is fastened.
(ball is paperweight style) The knob on the top of the post of the railing of a stairway. Solid glass or blown. Rare. OGP P.42
The major support for a balustrade system. Newels are larger in diameter than balusters and are located at the bottom and top of a stairway or at a turn in the handrail.
supports a handrail at the bottom or top of a staircase. Newel posts are used on balcony areas also when a rise of handrail changes.
The main post at the floor of the staircase. The balustrade (handrail) is attached to the newel post.
A post supporting one end of a handrail at the top or bottom of a flight of stairs.
In stairwork an upright post which supports or receives the handrail at critical points of the stair such as starting, landing, or top.
The principal post at the angles or at the foot of a stairway.
The upright post, top or bottom, which supports the handrail of a stairway or landing. In circular staircases it is the main post that the staircase winds around.