A Simplified Guide to Custom Stairbuilding and Tangent Handrailing

A Simplified Guide to Custom Stairbuilding and Tangent Handrailing

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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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 278 pages
  • 214 x 276 x 20mm | 799.99g
  • Linden Publishing Co Inc
  • Fresno, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • Revised
  • 0941936635
  • 9780941936637
  • 521,111

About George Di Cristina

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.show more