Decide on your style of handrail spindle from a selection of designs, including traditional, Colonial fluted, stop chamfer, stop ovolo, Oxford, Georgian, twist, provincial and square plain spindles. Complement these with your other wooden stair parts easily as they can be made from yellow southern pine, ash, oak, hemlock, pine, white primed softwood or sapele.
Spindles support the handrails from the baserail and can be used as a decorative feature to enhance a bannister. A selection of 35mm x 35mm landing handrail spindles for use in balustrade when it continues across a landing. When used on the landing, spindles should be 1100mm so the handrail will be the correct height.
Colonial Fluted landing spindles. This design is popular with home renovators and is inspired by the colonial architecture of America. These balusters have turns that have smaller diameters than that found in Oxford or Georgian styles.