4791 White Paint Raised Panel Box Newel


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Product Description

Painted in our professional spray booth, the 4791 Painted Raised Panel Box Newel is artfully constructed by our craftsmen with strength and aesthetics in mind. Beautiful milled panels add a touch of style that echoes furniture and cabinetry design. Customize this box newel with the paint color of your choice to match your home perfectly. If you are considering the addition of smaller complementary newels, we recommend our 4621 Painted Raised Panel Box Newel.

Key Features

  • Raised Panel Milled Detail
  • Large, Painted Newel Body
  • Painted Shoulder Trim
  • Customizable Cap
  • Easy Install


Mounting System

To install your 4791 Painted Raised Panel Box Newel, you will need the Box Newel Mounting Kit. Follow our Installation Video to ensure a secure fit. The Box Newel may be installed either on the surface of the stair tread or beside the tread. Due to their precise edges, we have found that Box Newels look best on a square starting step.

Handrail Attachment

Join handrail to your 4791 Painted Raised Panel Box Newel using a rail bolt kit. Many configurations allow handrail to mount directly into the newel; however, if your handrail is joining with your box newel on a rake, you may also require a gooseneck handrail attachment.

Cap Attachment

The cap for this box newel is sent unattached to the newel body, allowing easy access for mounting handrail. Then, after handrails are attached, the cap can be secured on-site by applying a bit of wood glue and finishing nails for increased strength.

Splitting Box Newels

In order to maintain a consistent appearance when handrail must terminate into a wall, we offer Split Box Newels. Attach the partial newel to the wall, and your handrail can be secured like normal. If you would like your Painted Raised Panel Box Newel split in half, please select “Split in Half” in the drop-down menu above.


Product Specifications

Product Dimensions

  • Overall: 6 1/4″ x 6 1/4″ x 60″
  • Bottom Block: 6 1/4″ x 6 1/4″ x 28″ tall
  • Top Block: 4 3/4″ x 4 3/4″ x 32″ tall
  • Space between Top & Shoulder Trim: 5″
  • Bottom Opening: 4 3/4″ x 4 3/4″



  • Bottom Block: Hollow, Soft Maple or Poplar, Primed
  • Top Block: Hollow, Soft Maple or Poplar, Primed
  • The Top Block extends down into the Bottom Block approximately 8” for strength and stability.


Primed Finish

These primed newels are painted with a white vinyl primer. Give the primed sections a quick, light sanding, and they can be painted to match your home.

Installation Guide

Product Q&A

martin curran
8 years 6 months ago

Is the box newel hollow inside and can it fit over a 4″ x 4″ post approx. 4′-0″

Stair Supplies
8 years 6 months ago

Both boxes are hollow, the bottom box has an opening around 4 3/4″ square, and the upper box has an opening around 3 1/4″. So you might be able to put it over a 3 1/4″ x 3 1/4″ post that is 4′ tall, but it would probably be a difficult fit. A 3″ post would be more likely to fit, but then it wouldn’t be as solid. I hope that answers your question.