Graphical Construction Glossary >> stairs. >> general >> Routered Stringers
Quite a large and solid stair with closed or full strings that are housed for the treads and risers as shown below/
The string is normally routered to a depth of one third of the thickness of the timber. The one shown here, without any joints for a newel post is a wall stinger. It would be fixed to te wall out of sight unde the treads.
The joint between the newel post and the string is in most cases a twin tenon. Note that the newel is also housed to receive the tread and riser.
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