MATTHEW & KARINE MAYNARD. KITCHEN RAILING, 2009. FORGED & WELDED MILD STEEL, BRAZILIAN CHERRY CAP RAIL WITH HAND-CARVED TERMINAL. WIRE-BRUSHED WITH CLEAR ENAMEL FINISH. POLYCHROMATIC HIGHLIGHTS IN GILDER'S PASTE.
The newel post was built up in layers and sized to have definite presence in the room, with a large bundle of tapered and twisted round stock forming the upper portion of the post. The ribbon drops were placed to allow a grasping point for the lowest tread.