Our wood corbels are hand-crafted from red and white oak, cherry, nard maple and white hardwood. Some of our large corbels have a perfect kitchen island height and designed to be accommodated under it. These large corbels you can find on the page 4 of our collection, or by clicking on the following links: Vermont island legs corbels with acorn motif, carved with flowers Philadelphia large kitchen island-legs corbels , and adorned with beautiful grape design Napa island legs corbels All carved corbels and brackets come triple sanded ready to accept finish.
Then check out our shipping zones This will help to ensure that our experts get the order correct and you will receive the perfect mantel. A mantel offers a unique opportunity in its design for a sculptor/artisan to demonstrate their skill in carving each of the fine decorative elements. Wood corbels have Keyholes that tennis court over bolts that are attached toward the support structure.
The great thing about Federal Brace brackets compared to panelwork corbels is that you are able to remove the brackets very easily. We felt wood corbels would not look right and would take away from the very unique bottom edge. Have a helper support the mantel while you mark the location of the support rods on the back of the beam. French cleats work wonderfully for mantel surrounds, cabinets, large mirrors, etc.. where then height is much greater then the depth. Wood Brackets : Our stunning wood brackets cannot only make your fire place mantel more attractive but also gives it more strength and durability.
With our onlays, you can make your mantel look more Victorian or Baroque without too much effort or money. This is a nice circle sawn white pine mantel that has a mortise and peg hole off center. Acanthus Wood Corbels generally have the acanthus leaf pattern which offer a timeless earth based design. There is one mortise on top, bottom, and face for a authentic repurposed barn beam mantel. For very heavy mantels, many carpenters will increase the stud count and or the size of the studs supporting the mantel. Corbels : Corbels can make your fireplace mantel look more ornate and ornamental.
Our most popular hand carved wood brackets are acanthus wood brackets, mission style wood brackets, and traditional wood brackets. Most of the patterns for wooden corbels were inspired by nature, with its marvelous forms and vivid lines. Butternut: A medium brown colored wood with rich grain patterns, Butternut is also relatively light in weight and is quite popular as a mantel. Basswood : Because it is both light in weight, and light in color, Basswood will make a very interesting mantel. We carry four different species of mantel wood to give you a great selection, and to make sure you can find the one that fits your hearth & home design.
Hardwoods like cherry, maple or whitewood accept stain very well, so you can pick up a light or dark stain to match existing woodwork or wooden furniture in your home. From high quality corbels for kitchen countertops to stylish carved wood shelf brackets , you’ll find it all on our website. If you catch the process early on and you have some room to move around behind the fireplace installation, this approach is arguably easier and stronger.