The 4492 modern box newel post is a type of structural support post used in staircase construction. It serves as both a functional and decorative element, providing support to the handrail while also adding visual appeal to the overall design of the staircase.
Compared to traditional newel posts, which are often more ornate and intricately designed, modern box newel posts have a sleek and minimalist look. They are typically square or rectangular in shape and feature clean lines and smooth surfaces. The design may vary depending on personal preferences and the overall style of the staircase and home.
Modern box newel posts are often made from a variety of hard and soft woods. Wood is a popular choice due to its versatility and natural warmth. It can be stained or painted in different colors to match the staircase or complement the overall interior design.
When installing a modern box newel post, it's important to follow local building codes and guidelines to ensure structural stability and safety. Professional assistance from a skilled carpenter or contractor is recommended for proper installation and alignment with the handrail and other staircase components.
Overall, modern box newel posts offer a contemporary and streamlined design alternative to traditional newel posts, allowing homeowners to customize their staircases according to their personal style preferences.
4492 Adjustable Base Modern Box Newel 4-3/4"x48" length or 60" length. Primed poplar box newel base and body with Square top cap in Red Oak - adjustable base is 6-1/4 square. Square cap comes unattached for finishing and installation ease. For an ultra modern and versatile look, you can't beat our "NEW" 4492 Modern Box Newel. This is the box newel of extremes. While it works well with modern homes because of its sleek, square straight lines and clean detail, it also fits just as well into early 20th century homes. Talk about extreme ends of the spectrum! Some turn-of-the-20th century homes feature a similar straight iron Horizontal Round Bars with this box newel as well as modern designers homes in 2020. It's a timeless match.You may also consider complimenting the box newel and horizontal bar with contemporary wood balusters. This feature will add strength and durability as well as maintaining it's style.The New 4492 Modern Box Newels come Primed with an unfinished Red Oak Cap. We can also make this box newel in other species of wood. Please call for pricing and ordering.