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A Treatise On Stairbuilding and Handrailing
Paper. Index and bibliography. Completely illustrated. One of the premier books on the subject. Originally published in 1900 this gives extensive coverage of various classes of wood stairs and wreathed handrailings. Includes a short course on the geometric principles bearing on the subject. Intended for joiners, architects, builders and students in the technical schools. The most complete book on the subject currently available.
A Simplified Guide to Custom Stairbuilding and Tangent Handrailing (Revised)
This is the revised edition of diCristina’s popular work on stairbuilding. Over 50 pages have been revised. The author covers where to locate risers in a curved stairway in relation to the handrailing, three methods of finding the face mould, fifteen basic handrail problems, installation of balusters, how to find baluster cuts under an incline turn handrail, and much more. Mr. diCristina owned a custom stairbuilding business in San Francisco for over 50 years
Modern Practical Stairbuilding and Handrailing
George Ellis’ last great work. This is a republication of the 1932 edition. There are 51 chapters, 108 plates and numerous illustrations. Includes taking dimensions and setting out stairs, geometrical stairs, spiral stairs, varieties of elliptic stairs, newels, balusters, brackets, construction of wreathed and twisted soffit linings, single and geometric handrailing, formation of scrolls.