Here is a simple list of the stair parts you will need to create your new or remodeled banister. Balustrades can be broken down into two types that are in turn reduced into several components. In order to determine the stair parts you will need for your specific balustrade you will need to consider each type.
The types are Stair Balustrades and Floor Level Balustrades. Today I will break down the components of each then in a future blog show you exactly how to calculate the quantities of each.
Stair Baluststrades consist of the following components, some of which are of course optional:
Floor Level Balustrades consist of the following components. Again some of these depend on the situation or may be optional.
Finally, there are a variety of hardware and accessories that may be required. These include Rosettes, Wallmounting Brackets, Wood Plugs, Dowel Screws, Rail Bolts, Post Mounting Hardware, Wood Glue, Construction Adhesive and miscellaneous finish nails and screws. Here is a simple checklist to help you insure that nothing is forgotten: Stair Parts Checklist.