Saturday, April 25, 2009

Staircase Railing Part Two: Iron with Wooden Handrails

Welcome back to part two of my staircase railing series! Are you ready to climb twenty sets of stairs with me? Ok, let’s get going!

The staircase we will be climbing have staircase railings made of iron but with a wooden handrail.  There are lots of great iron designs as well as interesting types of wood used on the handrail.  My personal preference between the two is iron with a wooden handrail over iron with iron or brass handrail. That’s just me. What do you like?  

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Southern Accents^

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House & Garden June 19??^

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Traditional Home November 2008^

 

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House Beautiful October 2000^

Thanks for stopping by.  Next time, let’s climb some stairs with wooden railings. Please come back and join me.

The source for many of the photos used in this post is unknown. If you know the source, please contact me and I will insert it or remove the photo.

6 comments:

A-M said...

Absolutely stunning.. all of them! I glean so much inspiration from your beautiful blog. Thank you for sharing all your tips! A-M xx

JeanetteS said...

If I had the budget to accommodate a change in our home, it would be to update our stair railing. I'd love one in a neoclassical style. And the ones you've featured are absolutely stunning.

DesignTies said...

I really like metal spindles with a wood railing and wood newel posts.

You posted some really nice staircases. Hard to choose a favourite.... the one from Southern Accents might be it, with the circles between the spindles and the detailing on the sides of the stairs. The chandelier in that picture is really nice too :-)

Kelly @ DesignTies

Misti of Studio M Designs said...

Susan, this post makes me want to get in really great shape so I can climb up all of these beautiful staircases! I can hear the cheers, instead of Rocky, Rocky, it will be Misti, Misti, Misti...can't you hear it? They are truly stunning photos! I still love the heavy, but plain and simple styles...

~Misti

atincupchalice.com said...

You know how I feel about staircases ... and these are right up my alley. I'm more traditional though and like picture's 3, 6, 10, and 19 best. I'm not a fan of the ornate ironwork or the white iron. But great pics! Thanks for sharing :)

Mark Hunter said...

Iron has made its name through Spiral Stairs
I like iron staircase.
They give's a nice look.
And the way they designed. I just luved it