Here's how: The newel post and balusters get all the attention, while the exposed side of most staircases is largely ignored. But with the addition of decorative stair brackets, a bland stringer can become an elegant eye-catcher. Here
Scroll Stair Bracket 7029 Scroll Stair Bracket - 11-1/2" x 7-3/4" Stair brackets are used along the sides of exposed or open staircases to cover the edge of any exposed riser or any exposed sub-tread. The stair bracket is typically used in a staircase with left or right return stair treads.