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STAIRWAY DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION.

taken that space has been allowed at all points, for the rivet of the plaster under stairways is subjected, at times, to heavy jarring which is likely to loosen the plaster unless it is well keyed or riveted.


NEWEL STAIRWAYS



NEWEL STAIRWAYS


35. In Fig. 27 is shown a plan of a quarter-platform open-stringer stairway with 4-inch square newels framed in the angles, the handrails making straight connections with


the newels, as shown in Fig. 28. The position of the platform beams a and b and of floor beam c at the landing must be such that a good bearing is secured for the carriage tim­bers at d, e and f, g. The platform beam b must be brought forward to give a support of about ¾ inch for the newel. The elevation, shown in Fig. 28, is projected from the plan,


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