and shows the relative position of the newels, hand rails, balusters, and step trim; the latter is composed of 1" x ¼" fillets, nosing, and scotia. The newels are built up as shown at (a) in Fig. 28Fig. 28. The handrails making straight connections with the newels., slip-tongues being inserted into grooves in the sides, and the whole being properly glued and blocked. The blocks are glued first to the two narrow sides of the newel and when dry are planed square with the edge of these pieces. The whole is then heated in the hot box, and blocks, edges, send slip-tongues are glued and brought together with handscrews.
36. Open Stringers, — In Fig. 29 are shown an elevation and section of an open stringer, where fillets are used. At (a) is a portion of the stringer showing the step trim with fillets a, a; the lower portion of the stringer is relieved to