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May 18, 2013
sharp engineering wrote:
Beautiful Rail, but, how does it meet the IRC Code?
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You might want to look into that statement. I believe 38 inches is the maximum height for railing on a sloped rise.

    Bookmark   March 4, 2015 at 4:29AM
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Fred S

If you think that looks like a continuously graspable HANDrail with a sufficient perimeter dimention, then you are not looking at the same picture. THAT is a GUARDrail and has no maximum height. In fact, it is better off being higher and over the center of a wide wall instead of over the stairs, so people don't confuse it for a handrail and hurt their fingers.

    Bookmark   March 4, 2015 at 9:34AM
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Here are some scrolled stair railings.

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park iron stair
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February 24, 2015
railing are nice
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February 16, 2015
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Outdoor stairs
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Use of vine plants.
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Interesting alternative approach to the railing, but not going there.
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Wrought iron scroll
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May 7, 2014
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May 4, 2014
Love the short railings over the 2 steps per stair-case.
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nice exterior staircase. not too busy.
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scrolled stair railing
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March 29, 2014
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March 17, 2014
iron railing
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March 17, 2014
more solid stair-rail with iron accents
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External stairs
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scroll grills
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spanish railing
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Tom & Glenda railing
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Stair wall/railing
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Fountain in any outside nook
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December 1, 2013
interesting design but I like it... maybe outside? but a lot of maintenance....
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Spanish revival
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Lovely rail
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Need Higher rail, but cool stair case
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October 8, 2013
Dining Area has Stairway to Guest Suite and Balcony overlooking the Dining Table.
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October 5, 2013
Handrail & steps
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October 1, 2013
Outside stairs
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September 29, 2013
like railing
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September 27, 2013
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September 24, 2013
curved staircase
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September 22, 2013
Iron rustic modern staircase
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September 17, 2013
iron railing
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August 27, 2013
like the hand rail
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August 25, 2013
Exterior Stairs with Code Height Grip Rail 1
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August 17, 2013
Kind of Mediterranean
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Here are some scrolled stair railings.
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Outdoor stairwell to lower level
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Love the spirals.
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great rails
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Interior Stairs
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outside stair with fountain
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beautiful railings
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nice rail
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concrete instead of iron
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Love this style!
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i've never seen anything like this handrail - it's AWESOME
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cement stair case
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Stair edges
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Iron work
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Escalera y detalles de esta
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open sky stairs and its bars
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Stairs to courtyard
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Stairway Railings Iron
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Railing design
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Handrail Connections
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minimal decorative railings combined with stepped stucco
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embedded wood
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Scroll wrought iron
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stepped wall
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January 3, 2013
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December 19, 2012
Great stair railing idea
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December 19, 2012
Stair case treatment
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cool iron railings
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beauty of the stair ramp
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stair railing
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very beautiful stair case railing
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To get to second floor
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stair railings
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The stair rail
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χωριο σκαλα
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November 7, 2012
scrolled stair railings
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November 7, 2012
very interesting railings
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November 4, 2012
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here are some scroled tair railings
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scrolled railing
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October 24, 2012
great stair rails and instead of a straight wall it is also stepped
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October 24, 2012
I like the whole serene look! A palm would be nice here
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railing design
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San Antonio
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simple small fountain
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פטיו פנימית
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September 13, 2012
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September 2, 2012
Like this for outdoor stairway
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August 27, 2012
Nice stairs & arch
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August 26, 2012
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August 16, 2012
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August 12, 2012
stairs outside
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psamanos jardin
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July 30, 2012
love this!
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July 20, 2012
stair railing design and tile steps
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July 18, 2012
up to a mirador
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June 14, 2012
Add iron work railing to stairs
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June 11, 2012
Very cool Spanish staircase!!
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June 7, 2012
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June 5, 2012
stair rail
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June 4, 2012
Railing for stairs
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May 29, 2012
style mediterraneen
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May 16, 2012
idea of a staircase
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stair rail
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Mediterránea 7D
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April 8, 2012
external stairs
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April 5, 2012
Love the rails
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Courtyard fountain and tiling
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March 12, 2012
railing, concrete combo
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March 10, 2012
railing arounf the staircase
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March 9, 2012
handrailing greek look
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Idea for Country House in Spain
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March 5, 2012
like metal detail on stepped staircase wall.
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Stair railing
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rail detail
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Stairway with iron accents
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January 15, 2012
Love fountain
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