Baserail 21 [BR21]

Wooden Baserail Profile

This product is in our base rail category. A baserail is a component of a staircase balustrade. As a timber stair part it is often used to 'house' or support the spindles, glass or other stair parts that form the balustrading. This wooden base rail is ideal for staircase refurbishment or new stairs. Often as a hardwood baserail. Sometimes referred to as the bottom rail of a balustrade.

Often described as a 2 and half inch or 2.5" Baserail. You can learn more about this product and its dimensions by clicking on the 'View Detail Sheet' button to left, under the images. The width and thicknesses shown are the overall finished sizes of the product.

Baserail 21 is a custom product - Learn More

This can be made in a number of timbers. Click "Choose Wood" on the bottom below to go to the next stage. You will be given a number of timer options with our recommended choices for this product highlighted with a star. You can filter the wood options too. The most popular wood species for baserails are; Oak and we can offer American Oak base rail, European oak base rail. Utile, Maple, Walnut and Beech base rails are also very good options. Iroko base rails or other durable hardwood base rail options are highly recommended for external applications.

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Common Uses

Used with stairs beneath the handrail to receive spindles, glass or other types of balustrade. Used on top of stair strings or floors (landings)


This item is recommended for internal application


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Product Size - Width: 65 mm - Thickness: 32 mm

Imperial (inches) - Width: 2 9/16" x Thickness: 1 4/16"

Product priced by: 'm'

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  • Left unfinished to be coated or finished as desired. This will be 'bare' - for information about wood finishing please go to

  • We have multiple partners who can supply this product. Compare prices and options

  • Customizable and then lovingly made, for you, to order. You'll get estimated timescales at pricing stage

  • Available in your choice of wood species. We'll also help you choose the right wood for your application

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