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4004 Spade-Top Newel


A "4004 Spade-Top Newel Post" is a specific type of newel post commonly used in stair construction. Let's break down the different components of the term:

  1. "Spade-Top": In this context, "spade-top" refers to the design feature of the newel post. A spade-top newel typically has a decorative finial or cap at the top of the post that resembles a spade shape, similar to the head of a playing card spade suit. This design element adds a distinctive and ornamental touch to the staircase.
  2. "Newel Post": The term "newel post" 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.

A "4004 Spade-Top Newel Post" is a specific model of newel post that features a decorative spade-shaped finial at the top. It is used in staircase construction to provide support and contribute to the overall visual appeal of the stairs, with its unique spade design adding a touch of elegance and character.

4004 Spade Top Newel - 3 1/2" square. This is a 3 1/2" Spade-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 Ball Top or Colonial Top. Available in Red Oak, White Oak, Beech, Poplar, Maple, American Cherry, Brazilian Cherry (Jatoba), Hemlock, Hickory, Mahogany and Walnut. We also have Hemlock available in 3-1/4" size in the 48" and 58" height.

If you would like a half newel, please specify that in the comments section of your order upon checkout. Additional costs will apply.