Showcase dramatic spaces, grand entrances and beautiful materials in your home with a beautifully crafted staircase, balustrade or landing. This is a comprehensive guide that takes you through the preliminary planning and designing to the more complex and detailed creations. Included are easy-to-follow close-up illustrations of the work in progress and plenty of photographs of finished work.
William Spence was Professor of Construction Engineering at the School of Technology and Applied Science. As well as writing articles for magazines, he has written numerous successful books including Residential Framing and Woodworking Basics. Spence has designed homes and built two of his own.