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Different ways to seat the spindles into the treads and fit them to the underside of the handrail. Historic and modern practices for setting the spindles.
Installation projects. – KnoStairs
Some of the projects we are involved in. No, I don’t just sit at a desk making websites, So here we will look at some of the projects we are or have been involved in. Either making and fitting the project ourselves or just the design and subcontracting of others…
Staircase glossary Visual.
A stair and handrail glossary of technical terms, showing the different parts required during building a staircase and fitting the handrail. We aim to make this the best handrail glossary available.
Handrail tie description. The handrail tie is a horizontal metal tie that ties the handrail to the adjacent stringer. This is to prevent lateral movement of the handrail, thereby avoiding loosening of the spindles that may result in an unstable handrail. Usage. The handrail tie is designed to stop l…