Creating a Custom Railing System

It's now time to load the components that will make up your stairs. Although Revit makes an attempt to supply you with some families, you will be downloading the families included with this book by going to the book's web page at From there you can browse to Chapter 10 and find the following files:

  • 6210 (2-5_8).rfa
  • landing.rfa
  • post.rfa
  • raised panels.rfa
  • spindle.rfa
  • stair nosing.rfa

To get started, you need to load the families into your model so they are available when it comes time to assemble your new railing. If you remember how to do this, go ahead and load all the families that you just downloaded from the web page. If you need some assistance, follow along with the procedure: ...

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