Stair Posts and Newels

A newel, also called a post, is the central supporting pillar of a railing system used to support the handrail/banister. Primarily its purpose is structural; there are many design ideas to choose from to make this supporting structure stand out.

Wood Spindles

Ottawa Stairs and Railings offers wooden posts and newels in many wood species including birch, maple, brazilian cherry, and oak. Boasting a wide variety of stains and designs patterns, to impact your overall railing design.

Iron/Metal posts and newels are another popular choice for railing designs. From simple plain posts to decorative, hammered styles, Ottawa Stairs and Railings has the co-ordinating newels and spindles. Our newels also use the same top quality finishes that are available on our iron/metal posts.

Post & Newel Ideas

It’s time to get inspired when it comes to your stairs and railings. Browse the idea gallery we have put together for you on Pinterest.


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