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STAIRWAY DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION.

over this plan has a pleasing shape, and no ramp is required in the straight rail either above or below the wreath.



NEWEL BETWEEN QUARTER CYLINDERS


47. Newel Between Quarter Cylinders. — Fig. 43 is a plan of a stairway with a newel post set between quarter cylinders on the landing of a flight; the hand rail in this case would be bolted to the newel.



HALF-TURN PLATFORM


48. Half-Turn Platform. — In Fig. 44 is shown a half-turn platform stairway. The face of the top riser of the lower flight and the bottom riser of the upper flight have a slight curve adjacent to the cylinder. By this method the whole depth of the cylinder is saved in the run of the
stairway—an ad­vantage where space is limited.



WINDING STAIRWAY


49. Winding Stairway. — Fig. 45 is a plan of a winding stairway with 17 risers, and 10-inch cylinders for a continued hand rail. This


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