pitch block for stair railing

Hand Rail and Fitting - Clover Site

A Pitch Block can be used to mark cuts on the upeasing of the fitting. The Pitch Block can be taken from the stringer of the stair as shown in Fig. 1a, if one is...

Stair Terminology Glossary - JMP Wood Stairs & Rails and Wood ...

Balustrade: A term which refers the system of balusters and hand rail on a particular stairway. ... Pitch Block: A block of wood that is made according to the pitch;...

CH214 - construction guide (5)

whether the installation has two or three balusters per step. Other stair part ..... go smoother.) The pitch block reproduces the exact angles of the stairway. Mark.

Pitch Blocks - Wood Working And Stair Building

Pitch blocks have been used by stair builders for years. They can be used to create intersection points for handrail parts and provide you with the pitch of your...

Stair Railing Dictionary - BuyRailings

Glue blocks are used where the tread and risers meet and form a corner under each step. ... Pitch - Refer to the rake of the staircase or railing system. Pitch Block...

Pitch Block Staircases | American Stair & Rail Artisan

Pitch block staircases are light and contemporary, letting natural light flow through to the lower floor while maintaining an uncluttered look in the stair void.

Post to Post vs Over the Post Stairways | LJ Smith Stair Systems

Balustrade: Handrail system location on the Open Side of a Stairway or Balcony .... Pitch: Angle of the Stairway; Pitch Block: Triangular cut-out from the stringer...

Glossary of Stair Terms - Curtis Lumber

Box Stair: A stair where the stringers house the treads and risers forming a ... rail. Pitch: Refer to Rake. Pitch Block: A block of wood that is cut to form a right...

Installing Over-the-Post Railing on L-Shaped Stairs - Bayer Built

The Over-the-Post Balustrade System. Determining the Rail Centerline. Using Rail Bolts. Making a Pitch Block. Laying Out the Volute Newel. Laying Out the...

Cutting handrails - Fine Homebuilding

Jul 1, 1994 ... I recently installed a handrail on an existing open stair. ... The dimensions of a pitch block come from the size of the run, or the depth of a tread...