Wood Brackets
Chicago wood brackets
Chicago wood brackets
Sarasota wood brackets for kitchen countertop
Sarasota wood brackets
Melbourne carved wood shelf brackets
Melbourne wood brackets
Carolina wood brackets
Carolina wood brackets
Wichita carved wood brackets
Wichita wood brackets
Tucson wood brackets
Tucson wood brackets
Delray brackets craftsman
Delray craftsman brackets
Wilton wood brackets
Wilton wood brackets
Newark wood brackets for kitchen countertop
Newark craftsman brackets
Marietta wood brackets
Marietta wood brackets
jacksonville wood brackets for kitchen countertop
Jacksonville wood brackets
Montclair carved wood kitchen hood brackets
Montclair kitchen hood brackets

Wood Brackets for Countertops

What is a Wood Bracket? A wood bracket is a structural element which supports furniture and architectural elements such as shelves, bookcases, plant hangers, mantles and more. Wood brackets are essential for support of kitchen countertops, especially if it is a granite counter. Brackets are very similar to wood corbels in function; however, brackets are generally thinner than corbels, and often decorated with cut away carvings. Corbels and wood brackets are both architectural accents but brackets, being narrower, are great for countertop bars and for supporting wider shelves.

brackets - kitchen counter with carved wood brackets
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Wide selection of wood brackets available to be incorporated with many different kitchen styles. There are a lot of beautiful historical designs carved on the wood brackets. Most popular bracket's designs feature leaf scrolls, grape motif and acanthus leaf carvings; wood brackets with these designs work well in Traditional kitchen. Some of the wood brackets are carved with oak design. Oak and oak leaf is a symbol of strength and endurance. Oak is not only a national tree to many countries, but it is also one of the symbols of Zeus, the god of all gods. In the United States today oak leaf is used to signify the rank in the US Army. Representing strength the oak leaf motif is sure to inspire many and will carry a positive sentiment every time they would look at the wood bracket's design. The classic beauty of the wood brackets with oak leaf design will also be able to fit into many different decorating schemes..

painted wood brackets under kitchen counter
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What's the difference between corbels and brackets?

Both corbels and wood brackets are support pieces that can carry weight. The force that holds the wood brackets or corbel in place counteracts the force that is applied on top of the brackets preventing an overturn when the weight is applied to the top. Corbels and bracket are architectural elements usually made from wood, stone, or metal that projects from the wall and overhangs to allow support of various items.

The main difference between a corbel and a brackets is that brackets are thinner than corbels. Corbels tend to be chunkier where the depth and width are around the same size. Most wood brackets tend to be much deeper than wide.

For example, the large Chicago bracket the depth of the bracket of 7-3/4 inch is more than three times its width of just 2-1/2 inches. Comparing it to Large fluted Mission corbels that measure 7-1/2 inches in depth and 7 inches in width. Both are great for architectural accents, and are structurally sound to support counter tops and wide shelves where greater depth is required. The brackets vary in design from sleek and understated (Newark wood bracket) to beautifully elaborate (Montclair hood brackets or Marietta wood brackets)

application of wood brackets

There are a lot of ways to integrate wood brackets in to your interior. Brackets can be used as an independent decorative element which do not actually reinforce any weight. You may place the wood brackets symmetrically on each side of a countertop or in addition to existing supports for a series of shelving. Brackets can perform a function, or simply serve to accent existing home decor elements. Wood brackets range in size from very large to very small, and can add quick aesthetic value to many different home decor features.

wood brackets supporting a granite shelf
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Wood brackets can be used on the vertical surfaces of custom cabinets along with wood onlays and wood rosettes. You can also use the same style of wood brackets in many sizes in the kitchen developing a comprehensive design idea that can be followed through out the kitchen.

Wood brackets are ideal for additional support of the marble or granite counters and wall application as well as for easy installation underneath

- any type of kitchen countertops
- kitchen island
- bar top
- shelves
- fireplace mantel shelf

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adding panache to your kitchen remodel with wooden brackets
If you're remodeling your kitchen, you're probably thinking of the kind of cabinets you would like, the style of pulls or knobs should be used or what kind of countertops and in what colors would work best for your kitchen revamp. But while you're considering these options for your kitchen remodel, think about the structural aspects while reflecting on expressing your unique style at the same time. The application of wood brackets in strategic places in your new kitchen can make a minor update into a major attraction. Think about adding a few of our beautiful wood brackets to support the countertop - especially if using a solid material, such as granite or concrete.... read more about how to add wooden brackets to your kitchen >>

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wood brackets - size and quantity determination
Most often wood brackets used to support shelves or for additional support of the kitchen counter. To use wood brackets as a shelf support you have to select the right size wood bracket. To do so, you have to make sure that the depth of the wood bracket covers about 70% of the overall shelf depth, making the shelf more secure. For heavier shelves and countertops, it is better to select a wood brackets that are 1 or 2 inches smaller than the depth of the shelf or countertop. With a wide variety of wood bracket's styles and sizes available, choosing the right brackets... read on how to determine correct size and quantity of wood brackets >>

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wood brackets do the heavy lifting in style
Supports for shelves, counters, fireplace mantles and other structures are a necessity - especially if the items are heavy or have a significant overhang. If you have granite countertops with a lot of overhang or shelves for heavy objects, strong brackets are the no-brainer solution. But not just any brackets will do to grace the interior of your home. Decorative wood brackets are the solution to your dilemma. Carved in delicate designs or unadorned, the richness of wood adds a touch of elegance... read more about wood brackets and style >>