4092 Large Red Oak box newel posts have a pedestal size of 7-1/2 inch x 7-1/2 inch and an overall length of 55 inches. Pedestal wall is 3/4" with the main shank at 6 inches net.
The 4092 Box Newels are made with lock mitered corners, which means they have no end grains, developing elegance.
Red Oak is an in stock product and generally ships in about 2 to 3 business days. This item is also available as a half-sawn box newel post with an 8 to 10 business day lead time to ship. Note: Half-Newels cannot be returned.
Box newels are shipped unfinished, ready to stain.
Newel Mounting Block
3101 Sure-Tite Newel Fastener
Red Oak is the number one choice for hardwood handrails and stair parts in the USA due to its hardness and durability. Red oak, with it's porous grain structure, can be stained to match the color of other exotic hardwoods. Red oak can be clear coated, stained light, medium or dark. Most stains on the market were developed and designed around red oak. Considering the cost, red oak is the most affordable of the milled hardwoods and one of the easiest to work with.