Know about Stairs.

Reference and guidance site.

Information to help design and build your stairs.


As this is a reference site, the information will include interactive 3D models and large images that show the details. Therefore although small screen friendly, this site is best viewed on a grown-up screen.

View by discipline.

Design aspects.

How to draw the parts.

How to make the parts.

Working on site.

View by section.


Opening cap inline spindles.
Handrail information.


Timber clad Spiral stairs
find out about stairs


Staircase Stringer
Stringer information.

Some of the stuff we have.

Spin me around.

One of the 3D models we have throughout the site.

left click and spin

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Visual glossary.

Don’t know what it is?

Index page.
A visual index.

Look for the item you want to find out more about, from here you can get more information on the various stages from design to fitting.

New to stairs?

This section will guide you through the basics of staircases and handrails

The fundamentals of designing and setting out stairs.

New pages.

Tangent handrail in CAD

tangent pitch line overlaid on CAD

How the tangent handrail system works in cad and how to use CAD for the tangent system.

Drawing checklist.

Grid placement.
Grid placement.

A list of information required before drawing the stairs.

The stretch out.

Full flight stretch out exposed.
Full flight stretch out exposed.

The most important part of setting out geometric stairs.