960 48" Red Oak Ranch Series box newel post by Ascension Stair Parts is a solid 3-1/2" core newel with an adjustable 4-1/2" pedestal. (Paint Grade versions have a 3-3/8" shank). The adjustable pedestal is a handy way to install the newel post and allow the sleeve-pedestal to cover the lag bolt holes, saving the carpenter time. Shipped with standard flat hats. Peaked-pyramid hats are sold separately. Available (Stocked) in Red Oak, Hard Maple and Poplar in Elk Grove Village, IL or Tracy, CA. These are solid newels, not hollow.
Ranch Box Newel