This curved descending red oak wainscot panel was fabricated in our shop prior to installation on an existing stair case for a client in NYC. The work incorporates multiple tangental arcs and transitions in pitch. We were handed field dimensions on a scrap of wood from the contractor and in the end it fit perfectly.
The blend of wood and metal for this balustrade is eye catching in its elegant proportion and finish. The dark bronze patina is a perfect compliment to our stained white oak railing. LMC Corp of Paterson NJ furnished and installed the decorative metalwork. Bach Woodcraft custom fit oak blanks to the bronze channel in preparation of profiling the rail in our shop. The final installation of wood railing involved field assembly of the rail joints,
Architectural wood stairs and handrails have been handcrafted in my family since 1928, spanning three generations. I trained under my grandfather when beginning to learn the trade in 1975. Today, this heritage in master stair building is integral to Bach Woodcraft in a 90 year tradition of craftsmanship.