This category includes a set of blocks for building railings around
balconys and stairs. They come in two styles, plain and fancy.
following illustrations show how the various parts are designed to be
Balustrades are placed by clicking near the side you want the balustrade to be on.
Balustrade Corners and Newels are placed by clicking near the corner you want the part to be in.
Banisters, Banister Transitions and Banister Ends can be placed on
either the left or right side of a block space. Together with four
rotations, this gives a total of eight possible orientations.
If you are placing the banister on top of a stair block (the usual
case), all you need to do is click near the appropriate side, and the
banister will orient itself according to the direction the stair is
Otherwise, there are eight zones you can click in as shown below, each
of which results in a different orientation of the banister.
If you're having trouble getting the placement you want, you can always
left-click with the hammer to cycle through all eight orientations.
Placing Balustrade Ends
The Plain Balustrade End behaves the same way as a banister for the
purposes of placement. The easiest way to place one is to click on the
end of the balustrade that you want it to connect to.