Corbels for Kitchen Cabinets
Traditionally, the kitchen is the heart of the home. It is
where people congregate and in many cases it is connected to the dining room,
the breakfast nook, the garage and/or the living room. The kitchen should
reflect the wants and the needs of the owners. When the layout perfectly caters to your
specifications, it is great to have the kitchen with the right architectural
elements so it doesn't look like just anybody's kitchen.
When choosing the architectural elements, you should decide on the focal point of the kitchen. The
Kitchen Island is usually the gathering place in most kitchens due to its size
and the fact that it is conveniently placed in the center of the kitchen space.
One thing to remember is that while the kitchen is a completely different part in you
home, it is still part of your home and should not clash with the overall decor.
There are a lot of different kitchen
styles, but it is easier to decide upon the
kitchen design if the kitchen is separate from
the rest of the house, which in most cases it is not; you must think of ways to
tie the kitchen in with the rest of your house almost seamlessly.
The kitchen designs and styles have evolved through the years; the kitchen decor
in your house should too. Corbels are a great way to bring some style and
architectural structure to your kitchen. The best part about the corbels is that
they come in a wide variety of different styles which can be incorporated in the
existing style of your whole house. Corbels can also be worked into the rest of
your home decor to reiterate a theme. You may also be able to achieve that look
by using some of our other wood products, such as
quality carvings and
wood rosettes to fill
in the gaps and add personality to the
kitchen cabinets and
other built-in furniture in your home. There are styles that work better with a more understated and
simple kind of designs and more embellished corbels with more elaborate designs.
You can stain them to match the wood of your dining room table and other wood
products in your kitchen and any adjacent rooms.
Corbels and Different Kitchen Styles
Corbels introduced on this page are adorned with grape and floral design. These
corbels will look wonderful in traditional kitchen as
well as in a cottage style kitchen.
All corbels are available in multiple sizes and carved from premium selected hard wood - red oak, white oak, hard maple, cherry,
and some of them are available in birch or alder as well.
Corbels with carved grape design are very popular for installation on the cabinets of Tuscan-style kitchen.
The Tuscan kitchen designs use rich colors in the palette of gold and
rich earth tones. Stone and rock are commonly used to create a more rustic feel in the
kitchen. The kitchen lighting tends to be softer than the lighting in other rooms of
the house. It is also important to find some antique accessories for the Tuscan
Our corbels can be finished in whatever way you would like them to be, so making them look antiqued
is a snap. Corbels with floral design are often used on French-provincial
style cabinetry and custom furniture. French provincial
kitchen style is ruled by symmetry and
balance. The color palette has a great variety of colors; most of those colors
are muted by black and grays. The style tends to use a lot of natural materials
in it; so sticking close to the look of the wood (even if it is stained) would help pull the look together.
Each one of our gorgeous hardwood corbels is unique and each serves a different
purpose aside from the difference in the designs. Some corbels are more durable
and strong in they design to be used for support of
while others corbels are more for decorative appeal. Some of the corbels models
are made with both specifications. The large sizes of
the grape and floral corbels make them perfect for Kitchen Island application.
Large corbels add a significant aesthetic impact as well as a solid support for a counter.
Corbels for Kitchen Countertop Support
Collection starts with the Nashville corbels and
Modesto corbels. These hardwood corbels are engineered specifically for countertop support.
The Nashville corbels as well as Modesto corbels both have an elegantly cut away sides that add a great
stylized look to any room. The open-side design of these corbels provides a light and airy look and at
the same time gives necessary support to the kitchen counter.
While corbels act as a strong support, the beautiful curves make it look effortless and decorative.
Mentioned corbels are available in two sizes. The large size of these corbels will be able to support
a countertop with an overhang of 14-18 inches. The smaller corbels are designed for countertops that
have 7-13 inch overhangs.
The Tennessee flower corbels and the Sonoma grape corbels are incredibly versatile in their use options.
The large and medium corbel sizes are great for kitchen counter support as well as under kitchen hoods; they work wonderfully
with overhangs of 6-15 inches. The extra-small and the small corbels are perfect for accents on the custom
cabinets. Smaller corbels add some support for delicate details and act as an elegant architectural adornment.
The Tennessee corbels and the Sonoma corbels have beautiful embellishments on the face of the corbel
as well as the sides.
Kitchen Island Corbels
The extra large Tennessee corbels and Sonoma corbels are perfect for Kitchen Islands.
Large corbels offer amazing support and when strategically placed on all
of the four corners of the kitchen island, they become a focal point of the
kitchen design, setting the tone for the decorating theme.
Usually located right in the middle of the kitchen, the Kitchen Island tends to be a special place.
Kitchen Islands are designed to provide an extra cooking surface and often used for gathering, so it gives all the more reason to dress it up.
If the overhang of the kitchen island's countertop is greater than 18" it is
better to support it with
legs or corbels that are designed to serve as kitchen island legs -
Philadelphia island-legs corbels and
Napa island-legs corbels.
Other extra-large corbels on this page can be used for this purpose. The
Dallas corbels and Sacramento corbels can be used for Kitchen Islands as well;
they will add dramatic detailing to the design, as well as attention in the right place of the kitchen.
The Monroe corbels add curves that are pleasant to the eye in any space. The corbels
are versatile in they use. Large sizes of the
Monroe corbels offer amazing and bold ornamentation and great support. The top and the bottom of the
corbels are flat so they can be used as a pilaster-topper. They are also wonderful corbels
to use inside door openings, arch ways, and underneath kitchen
hoods. The small sizes of the Monroe corbel are visually appealing and are irreplaceable for
accents and adding detail to kitchen cabinets and other custom furniture pieces.
The Sanford corbels and Santa-Monica corbels have different designs: Sanford is adorned
with wild flowers and the Santa-Monica features a grape design. The two corbel designs can be coordinated with bracket designs
such as Nashville (flower motif) or Modesto (grape theme),
making it a breeze to make a complete design. The Large Yale corbel is
heavily embellished and is incredibly versatile. The sizes within that corbel differ
dramatically; the smaller one is 6 lbs, while the larger one is 13.4 lbs. It is an important thing
to keep in mind when selecting this corbel for a certain use.
It is not only a great support for countertops, but it is amazing for entry ways. With this
selection of corbels, it is hardly possible to choose the wrong
corbel. d into the overall molding pattern design, lending to a finish that is uninterrupted and uniform.
Wonderful selection of hardwood corbels with grape design introduced on this
page. Grape motifs carved on corbels have been around since the Roman and Greek
Grapes themselves have great powers such as unclogging arteries. The
“French Paradox” shows that even though the French food is so high in fat, the
wine that is consumed along the side of the meal, neutralizing the cholesterol
in a way, ensuring a longer life. Bacchus to the Romans and Dinysus to the
Greek, the God of wine was viewed as the promoter of civilization and a
lawgiver. He was a lover of peace and the patron deity of farming. No wonder the
grape design was widely used in architectural ornamentation and has carried over
to today corbels and wood carvings adornment. The first time that the grape
carving appeared was in the Mediterranean era. It started out as smaller
designs, but then through out the eras the grape carvings became more elaborate
Corbels with floral designs add a delicate or whimsical touch to
the room. Floral carving started out as early as the Pyu Era in the
Second and the Third Myanmar Empires in before becoming one of the
British colonies. The wood-carving art moved through the ages into the
Konbaung dynasty becoming more intricate and exquisite. In the Amarapura
times people concentrated a lot on the carving of flowers in more detail
(clumps and single), while in the Yadanabon twigs and leaves took the
center stage. Soon enough, all parts of the flowers were carved into a
single carving: the petals, the stems, and the leaves. Floral carvings
on the corbels and other architectural embellishments stood as a social status symbol in the Burmese culture.
Carved flowers add a delicate touch to any environment, that is might be a reason why floral
corbels are so popular. Flowers have an amazingly surprising
impact on the brain. Flowers trigger happy emotions as soon as people
come in contact with them. In Rutgers University study, an overwhelming
number of people showed genuine signs of happiness in all age groups.
When flowers are present in the everyday life of a person they
reportedly feel less anxious, less depressed, and more able to enjoy the
quality of life. The presence of flowers enhance the erson-to-person
contact with family and friends. According to the Greek myths the flower
comes from a body of a dead nymph that was turned into a flower by the
goddess Chloris. Once she was in the flower form, Aphrodite gave the
flower her beauty and Dinysus gave the flower the sweet scent. You are
only a few clicks away from bringing home the sweet and relaxing flower motif with our beautiful wood corbels.