Staircase design stage.

Staircase design guides and aids to help with the initial design of the stairs, here you will find Handrail profiles, spindle patterns, 3D interactive design tools and much more.

There are many options to consider when designing the staircase, this section is here to help get the basic design before starting on the technical drawing.

We have created a visual index for quick selection of the items we have in this section.

Design Introduction.

An overview of the content we have in this section.

Staircase Design.
Staircase design guides.

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Handrail profiles H1 - H4 rendered in Oak
Handrail Profiles Sheet 1 Oak
The mid point handrail height.
The mid point handrail height.
handrail feature separation
handrail feature separation

Different handrail profiles drawn full size, print these out to show your clients.

How the handrail flows through the turns and across the landing.

How the handrail terminates over the feature treads.


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An opening cap on a short newel
Opening Cap short newel
Spindle plate 1 shaded
Spindle plate 1. Print this for your wall.

Different ways that the spindles turn length or height may be adjusted.

Different styles of spindle, with full size prints, 3D visuals etc.

Traditional flight with diminishing to the underside.
Traditional flight with diminishing to the underside.

Stringer-Skirting-Transitions
Stringer-Skirting-Transitions

Different staircase layouts.

Different ways in which the stringers can terminate over the landings or flow into the skirtings.



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Feature tread designs.
Feature tread designs.

The different treads and their uses in building stairs.