taking out a newel post and putting a new one in,

Postby zack08 » Sun Oct 05, 2008 3:34 pm

hi there please can you tell how to take an old staircase newel post out and put a new one back in, my newel post is an old rotton one and needs to be changed, please can any one help,,,,,
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Simply Build It

Postby chris_on_tour2002 » Tue Oct 07, 2008 5:12 pm

this is not an easy or straightforward job and it is easy to get it wrong.

it is critical that you get it right, a loose newel post will compromise the strength of the handrail. could result in a nasty injury, i would get a carpenter in to do it for you.
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