A "4004 Ball-Top Newel" is a specific type of newel post commonly used in stair construction. Let's break down the different components of the term:
- "Ball-Top": In this context, "ball-top" refers to the design feature of the newel post. A ball-top newel typically has a decorative ball-shaped finial or cap at the top of the post. This ball-shaped element adds a touch of elegance and modern aesthetic to the staircase.
- "Newel": The term "newel" refers to a vertical support pillar located at the corners or ends of a staircase or balustrade railing system. Newel posts are essential for providing structural stability and support to the handrail and balusters.
The "4004 Ball-Top Newel" is a specific model of newel post that features a decorative ball-shaped finial at the top. It is used in staircase construction to provide support and contribute to the overall visual appeal of the stairs.
4004 Ball Top Newel - 3 1/2" square. This is a 3 1/2" Ball-Top newel. This newel looks great with the 5060 or 5360 wood baluster series. This newel profile is similar to the LJ Smith 4004, 4005 and 4006 style stair post. Available in three sizes - 48", 58" and 72". Also available with Spade Top or Colonial Top. Available in Red Oak, White Oak, Beech, Poplar, Maple, American Cherry, Brazilian Cherry (Jatoba), Hickory, Mahogany and Walnut. We also have economical Hemlock available in 3-1/4" square x 48" or 58".