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Simplified Guide to Custom Stairbuilding and Tangent Handrailing
     

Simplified Guide to Custom Stairbuilding and Tangent Handrailing

by George R. diCristina
 

In order to construct continuous climbing-turn handrail sections for a staircase, the basic elements of tangent handrailing must be understood. This guide to building custom staircases, including elliptical stairs and continuous incline stairs, explains the tangent principle for the advanced woodworker. Covering everything from locating risers in a curved stairway

Overview

In order to construct continuous climbing-turn handrail sections for a staircase, the basic elements of tangent handrailing must be understood. This guide to building custom staircases, including elliptical stairs and continuous incline stairs, explains the tangent principle for the advanced woodworker. Covering everything from locating risers in a curved stairway to the installation of balusters, this simple method enables the craftsperson to make distinctive, personalized stair and handrail designs that are not available from stock staircase companies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780941936637
Publisher:
Linden Publishing
Publication date:
09/28/2000
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
278
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.85(d)

Meet the Author

George di Cristina began apprenticing in his father's stairbuilding shop in 1931 and has been a principal of J. di Cristina and Son ever since. He lives in Burlingame, California.

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