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The Stairbuilder and Handrailer.

Author: Riddell, R.
Type: Book
Year: 1988


This is a manual with twenty seven full page illustrations detailing the construction of stairs and handrails. The elements of handrailing are addressed in the chapters.

Further Details

Pages: 102
Publish Location: Painscastle
Publisher: Attic Books
Accession Number: 13.5.03
Notes: Selections from: The carpenter and joiner, stair builder and hand-railer. Facsimile reprint, "first published by Thomas C. Jack, Edinburgh, 1860" [i.e. 1870].
Keywords: stair, design, safety improvement
Reads: 192