Installing stair newel post and spindles


Postby supermonkey2904 » Sun Aug 23, 2009 2:05 pm

Hi guys

We are in the process of planning a spindle stair case and I need some advice if you can help?

The current stair case has a brick side to it, with bannister attached to intermittent studs placed between the bricks. Can I remove all the bricks down to floor level to just leave stair case showing? how do i go about securing newel post to concrete floor at bottom of stairs?...........

help needed

Thanks guys
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Postby stoneyboy » Mon Aug 24, 2009 8:25 pm

supermonkey2904,
Chances are that the stringers are fixed into the wall so no you cannot remove the brick wall without checking first.
Newel post - dig a hole in the concrete and concrete it in place.
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Postby supermonkey2904 » Tue Aug 25, 2009 9:27 am

Thanks

Will check it out first.

Paul
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