November 11, 2015 2 min read

Box newels make a statement. They are a piece of furniture for your stairway. Some value the importance and appeal of box newels and others don’t see them as essential and consider them to be too basic for modern designs. Until recently, box newels were an inseparable part of staircases built in the last century, but many modern stair designers often choose to do away with them. Box newels are often looked upon as unnecessary embellishments that one can very well do without, but box newels are both an aesthetic and functional accessory offering additional strength and support to handrails.

Box newel posts can still be part of a modern design. If you are not a fan of the traditional box newel posts, you can try the rounded for a more contemporary design. Box newels add character, elegance, and beauty to any stair design. They also greatly improve the overall strength and sturdiness of a staircase. Although box newels conventionally have a strong Victorian or more traditional style, they can be blended with more modern styles as well for a unique and striking look. No matter your taste, today’s market has something for everyone. offers American made hand-crafted box newels. Our box newels are available in a variety of styles and wood types. We offer Red Oak, White Oak, Brazilian Cherry, Maple, Hickory, and American Cherry. Other wood types are available as well, such as Walnut, Western Cedar, Sapale Mahogany, Genuine Mahogany, and more by request. realizes that not everyone is looking for the same thing in stair parts. While everyone is looking to make their home spectacular, budgets vary. Our Standard Box Newels offer great value, blending both quality and craftsmanship to enhance the beauty of your home. These box newels represent an outstanding value.

If you are looking for the very highest in quality, our box newels feature extreme attention to detail and come to you well sanded. They are available in American Cherry, Brazilian Cherry, Red Oak, White Oak, Hard Maple, Soft Maple, Hickory and other wood types by request. Our box newels feature lock miter joints, are hand sanded and of the very finest quality.
Our Contractor Grade Box Newels are what we consider to be the best value in the industry. We offer raised panel, recessed panel, plain, oval and fluted box newels for you to choose from.




Article by Amber Burkhart

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