StairSuppliesTM offers turned newel posts made of solid wood, which are turned or milled into a decorative stair post. Turned Newels will make a grand statement in your stairway and are available in over 30 styles and 25 wood species, along with most of our wood stair parts. Rope twisting, fluting and reeding are available on select newels. Call 1 (866) 226 6536 with your special requests. We also carry a great selection of box newels, made from hollow wooden newel posts. Read More
Newels are manufactured one at a time on a precision Germany made lathe that is computer controlled for repeatable precision. Each newel is precision milled and hand sanded for your home. Newels / Newel posts are upright posts forming the backbone of your balustrade. Newel posts anchor the staircase railing ensuring that the staircase is durable and sturdy. Generally, one newel called a starting newel is placed at the bottom of stairs. A second newel is placed at the top of stairs called landing newel. Newels placed at landings where the handrail changes directions are called intermediate newels.
Newels are available in a multitude of styles and over 25 wood species. There are two types of newels; turned or box. Turned newels are made of solid wood, which is turned or milled into a decorative profile. Box newels are made from hollow wooden boxes with a wooden cap molded at top. Decorative newels will make a grand statement in your stairway. Rope twisting, fluting and reeding are available. Call with your special requests.