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Traditional Corbel

16″ x 1 34″ x 9″ Part #8735 Traditional Corbel
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Traditional Selection

•  Soft Maple (paintgrade) $35.16  ea
•  Red Oak $45.70  ea
•  Knotty Pine $30.09  ea
•  Cherry $65.04  ea

Premium Selection

•  Hickory $62.27  ea
•  Alder $54.06  ea
•  Hard Maple $58.59  ea
•  Black Walnut $86.10  ea
•  White Oak $91.40  ea

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The 16 inch high traditional corbel adds a modern to transitional feel with a timeless wood piece. Created for support with the added benefit of aesthetic beauty, this contemporary piece can seamlessly fit into a wide variety of designs. From kitchen islands and bars to shelving, the traditional corbel is a flawless addition to your next project.

 

In addition to the use on the kitchen island, Shanty 2 Chic created a unique application for the Traditional Corbel Design. A floating shelf desk is a great idea for a functional and stylish space. A full DIY tutorial for creating a floating shelf using the Traditional Corbel is available at the Shanty 2 Chic Blog.

 

Whether designing a kitchen island, a floating desk, or open shelving, the Traditional Corbel is a perfect option for those larger scale projects!

 

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.