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Monkey’s tail

Volute.

Scroll.


Wreathing:

They pitch through the first 90º coming of the flight these bends will be 3D in construction.

Flat:

Normally preceded by an under ramp, then flat 90º bend, then the scroll part.



The Monkey’s tail is an ornate start to any flight of stairs. the design is created by the handrail turning out from the normal centre line of the stairs and curling around a circular section of the handrail.

There are numerous designs of Monkey’s tails, from tight scrolling shapes to loser turns with just a profiled end to the scroll.

Please look at our Monkey’s tail gallery for some pictures of different styles of Monkeys’ tails.

3D model of the handrail termination: Monkey’s tail or wreathing volute.

Knostairs 3D
Knostairs 3D model

Monkey’s tail Gallery.

Hand carved Monkey's tail.
Monkey’s Tail Hand Carved.
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