6.6.13Finished joinery

Staircases shall have finished joinery free from unsightly blemishes.

Finished joinery should be free from splits, knocks and other damage which would impair its structural performance or finish.
Nails should be punched below the surface of the wood and stopped.

Handrails should:

  • have a smooth finish and be free from rough edges
  • not have any sharp edges, including brackets or screw heads.