Turned balusters, stair spindles

Turned balusters

Turned balusters or Stair spindles can be turned in a vast range of patterns form simple patterns to very detailed.Balusters can be turned by hand or on the copy lathe.The copy lathe makes good detailed copies of an original baluster.On some occasions either because of the number required it is more economical to hand turn the balusters.Generally the stair spindles are turned on the copy lathe. Here are a few examples.

Redwood baluster hand turned

Redwood baluster hand turned by Phil Jones professional wood turner.

Tulipwood  copy turned baluster

Tulipwood copy turned baluster turned by Phil Jones professional wood turner

Oak stair spindle copy turned

Oak stair spindle copy turned by Phil Jones professional wood turner

Oak baluster copy turned

Oak baluster copy turned by Phil Jones professional wood turner.

Tulipwood turned balusters packed ready to go.

Tulipwood turned balusters packed ready to go.Turned by Phil Jones professional wood turner.

Oak balusters packed ready to go

Oak balusters packed ready to go turned by Phil Jones professional wood turner.

Redwood spindles hand turned

Redwood spindles hand turned by Phil Jones professional wood turner.

Oak baluster copy turned and diminishing balusters

Oak baluster copy turned and diminishing balusters turned by Phil Jones professional wood turner.

Maple baluster being copy turned

Maple baluster being turned by Phil Jones professional wood turner.

Oak copy turned balusters packed ready to go.

Oak copy turned balusters packed ready to go turned by Phil Jones professional wood turner.

Maple baluster packed ready to go.

Maple baluster packed ready to go turned by Phil Jones professional wood turner.

Oak baluster packed ready to go.

Maple baluster packed ready to go,turned by Phil Jones professional wood turner.

 primed balusters and newelsThe balusters and newels below have been primed ready to be installed ,they will only then nead a final coat of paint to complete the job.

Edwardian Flutted balusters extended ready to be cast in Aluminum

Edwardian Flutted balusters extended ready to be cast in Aluminum

I hope you have enjoyed looking at a few of the hundred of designs that have been made over the years.