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STAIRWAY DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION.

Fig. 52. The curving of the risers. (click here for full size image)

Fig. 52. The curving of the risers.


STARTING OR LANDING WINDERS


56. Starting or landing Winders. Fig. 52 is a plan
of a stairway which has winders either at the starting or at the landing. The curving of the risers is resorted to for the purpose of making them occupy less room from l to m. Curving the risers in this manner also improves the appearance of the stairway, by reducing its angularity.



QUARTER PLATFORM WITH NEWELS


57. Quarter Platform With Newels. Fig. 53 is a plan of a quarter-platform stairway with small newels framed to the stringers in the angles; the hand rail may join the newels either straight, or with easements and with ramp and knee, or with a goose neck. The curved risers are introduced to save the space in the run of the flights.


PLATFORM STAIRWAY WITH TWO RETURN FLIGHTS


58. Platform Stairway With Two Return Flights.
Fig. 54 is a plan of a platform stairway with two return,


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