Corbels and shelves are pre-made architectural features that can be included in nearly any space to add expressive detail work, architectural support, or
compact display space. Shelves are a standard installation in most homes, and our millwork shelves can be easily stained or painted to complement whatever
décor they may be placed with. Corbels, on the other hand, are actually a type of bracket that is at once decorative and functional, capable of supporting
weight structurally, but also leaning towards elaborate and lavish design. Both of these details are primarily made of carved wood, cast resin, or
polyurethane, giving them a lot of range in their designs, as all these materials are reasonably easy to create designs with, yet maintain a lot of
While many people don’t realize what a corbel is, most have probably encountered them many times without realizing. Corbels are very frequently used as
architectural features in the top corners of doorways or pass throughs, under counters or cabinets, or as exterior features to both support and decorate
porches or awnings. Corbels are such versatile pieces they can also easily function as wood shelf brackets or be used in construction of mantles,
bookcases, or shelving. Corbels are truly the unsung heroes of home millwork.
Wall shelves are naturally a popular choice for many spaces, offering compact storage or display space that is simple to customize and easy to mount. Some
wider designs of corbels can also act as compact display pieces that can showcase items such as vases. Not only can corbels and shelves help display
decorative items, they can add to a space’s design with their own decorative features such as leaf motifs, elegant scrollwork, baroque designs, and
intricate details. But no matter what design you are looking for, you can be sure that you’ll find many great options in ATGStores.com’s broad selection.
Shop today to discover the ideal shelves and corbels for your home.