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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.


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(Diag 8) Flight with winders.

Area used?

A look at the space required for a spiral staircase.


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Diminishing handrail under ceiling or stringer.

Diminishing Handrail.

A look at how the handrail is rebated under stringers and soffits.


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volute with flat 90º bend

Feature separation – handrail.

How to separate the handrail feature details over a feature tread.


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Handrail profiles H8 - H10 rendered in Oak

Handrail profiles.

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

Profiled drop end.

Handrail terminations.

The different ways and uses to terminate a handrail.


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Spiral staircase design

Initial design criteria.

A look at the basic design choices. with Q + A sheet.


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The mid point handrail height.

Natural height flow.

The natural height flow of the handrail across landings.


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An opening cap on a short newel

Spindle height adjustment.

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

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Spindle patterns.

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

A straight flight with stair well and newel posts.

Stair Designs.

Different layouts and design options.

Straight and geometric.

With and without newel posts.

Stringer-Skirting-Transitions

Stringer to skirting transition.

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


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Feature tread designs.

tread – feature design.

The different treads and their uses in building stairs.


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