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Traditional Bracket

9 38″ x 3″ x 6 38 Part #8720 Traditional Bracket
Material Price Each Quantity

Traditional Selection

•  Soft Maple (paintgrade) $36.78  ea
•  Rubberwood
(paintgrade)
$22.64  ea
•  Red Oak $32.40  ea
•  Knotty Pine $22.77  ea
•  Cherry $54.48  ea

Premium Selection

•  Hickory $44.04  ea
•  Alder $29.08  ea
•  Hard Maple $41.95  ea
•  Mahogany $50.27  ea
•  Black Walnut $61.29  ea

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A decorative corbel brings a sense of period grandeur to a room, and is a great choice if your space is lacking in interesting architectural features. With simple curves and strong vertical and horizontal axes, the Traditional Bracket finds itself at home in a myriad of design styles, including Mission, Arts and Crafts, Shaker, and even Contemporary. Its subtle features contribute to the flow of the design without distracting the viewer with a crowded or overly ornate appearance. The Traditional Bracket strikes the perfect balance between lavish and simple, and is strong enough to support the heaviest of shelves.

This bracket is available in eleven wood types including a paint grade wood. There are 2 vertically-mounted metal keyhole openings on the back of this corbel for easy mounting.

Corbels for countertops and shelves can create instant beauty and sophistication. Many customers who have installed our corbels for their countertops or shelves are amazed at how elegantly they can transform the look of their home. Wood corbels are like beautiful art that can showcase the grain and color of wood to its best advantage. And the selection of intricately carved or simpler wood designs can dramatically alter the appearance and feel of a room.  Corbels make a significant artistic statement and often serve as the room’s focal point.

If you intend to place corbels beneath a countertop, the key dimension you are focused on is the depth of the corbel. Corbels to be used under a countertop should be at least 1/2 of the depth of the overhang which it will support, and look even better when they are 2/3 or ¾ of the depth of the overhang. For example, a countertop with an overhang of 12 inches requires supporting corbels that are at least 6 inches deep. Using 8 or 9 inch corbels provides extra support and makes the corbels a bit more visually appealing.

Corbels used to brace shelves must be at least 2/3 of the depth of the shelf which they will support, since the corbel will be the shelf’s sole means of support. It is preferable to have the corbel be 3/4 of the depth of the overhang, for better support and visual appeal.  For example, a shelf that is 12 inches deep will require supporting corbels that are at least 8 inches deep, but corbels that are at least 9 inches deep provide better support and visual appeal.