Custom Wooden Balusters, Railings, Newels, Columns and Finials

H.A. Stiles provides finely crafted turned architectural wood pieces in a variety of species for both exterior and interior use.
  • Wooden Baluster ImagesArchitectural products are available in most any hardwood and softwood species such as Pine, Cedar, and Mahogany. Regardless of size or complexity, you can count on columns and wood balusters to be produced to your drawings or samples with meticulous detail.

  • Larger diameter wood turnings are typically made via stave construction for stability and savings.
Some examples of the architectural turnings we supply are:
  • Kitchen cabinet accents
  • Finials for furniture and curtain rods
  • Decorative, functional columns
  • Newels
  • Porch posts
  • Turned wooden Spindles
  • Railings for stairs and decks


Wooden Balusters

H.A. Stiles provides finely crafted wooden balusters in a variety of species for both exterior and interior use.

A balustrade is made up of the handrail, foot rail and balusters, as a section.  They are the upright portion of a stairwell, balcony or deck and serve in a decorative and a security capacity. The handrail and foot rail are attached to columns or newel posts to secure in position. In large scale production, these wood balusters are turned on back-knife or Mattison lathes.  More complicated and custom balusters can be made on CNC lathes.wood balusters

Exterior balusters are needed on entry stairs, but also have further application around porch rails.  These too can be simple, though often  are more ornate in showcasing a house for curb appeal.

Wooden Columns

We offer various styles of interior and exterior shafts for a variety of architectural column styles with corresponding caps, bases and plinth such as Greek, Tuscan, Roman and Corinthian styles. Our columns are custom made to order with smooth or fluted shafts and with solid or stave construction for your restoration or new construction on commercial or residential properties.custom wood baluster

Wood species - we can produce your individually crafted columns in virtually any domestic or imported species for interior or exterior applications in paint or stain grade.

Dimensions - 1-1/4” diameter to 32” diameter
Lengths - 2-1/2” to 16’ long

To learn more contact our experienced staff for help in selecting the ideal materials and designs for your application.

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