How do you anchor a newel post?

How do you put a newel post on the floor?

The first is to use a hanger bolt with a steel insert. The finished floor is drilled to accept the steel insert where the center of the newel post will be. The insert is then installed, this can be done with an insert-runner or with an open end wrench and two nuts.

Where should I place my newel post?

This is where the top of the rail will be. Set stair newel post in place with the mark facing up the stairs and mark the tangent line of the stair tread nosings – – – – as shown on the bottom block. Measure down from the mark for the top of the rail 37” and mark the post again.

How do you secure a stair railing post?