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StairPartsUSA.com features American made newel posts. Our American hand-crafted box and turned newels give your stairway the look and feel of a fine piece of furniture. They feature lock miter joints and solid wood construction. You won’t find any veneer in these box newels. Hand sanded? You bet! Every one of our American made box newels are hand sanded to make your job easier. Thick walls? Of course! Our American made box newels feature thick walls to create a box newel that is as durable as it is beautiful. If you want the very best in box newel posts, check out our selection of beautifully crafted newels. Our American made box newels make a stunning addition to any home.

We offer our American made box newels in Red Oak, White Oak, Maple, Brazilian Cherry, American Cherry, Hickory, Alder, and Black Walnut.

The two basic categories of balustrade systems are the over-the-post and post-to-post system. An over-the-post newel system features a "pin-top" style newel and uses handrail fittings to join the handrail pieces together running over the newel post. The over-the-post system gives the staircase a clean, uninterrupted look from top to bottom. The post-to-post newel system features a newel post with a "block" top. In an over-the-post newel system, there are smaller (usually 5" to 6") block tops often called starting newels and larger block (10" to 13") tops often called landing newels or transition newels. The landing newels, or transition newels, allow the handrail to enter at one height and exit the newel post at another height.


Our American hand-crafted turned newel posts are beautiful pieces of furniture as well as functional stair parts. Our team of skilled craftsmen spend as much time sanding our newel posts as they do turning them. This means that there is little sanding for you to do before finishing.

For those who want a more contemporary look, check out our selection of iron newels.

Whichever newel post you choose, your stairway is sure to be more beautiful with stair parts from StairPartsUSA.com.

If you have any questions, please give us a call. (800) 403-1480.