How Specialty Wood Carving Can Add the Perfect Design to Your Home

Written by Dave on . Posted in Carved wood onlays, What is egg and dart molding, What is rope trim molding

You own a home that you believe could use some life breathed into it, something above the ordinary that can give it that spectacular feel that everybody comments on the moment they come to your home. Perhaps you have thought of everything possible, but did you ever think of wood carving? Perhaps you have seen large corbels on homes before and thought that they would be that extra beautiful touch. No matter what your preference, there are options out there so that you can restore some beauty in your home.

What is a Corbel?

A corbel is a type of architectural piece that you will see on homes or buildings. They can be made of stone, wood, or metal and jut from a wall like a bracket. They are familiary used on large stone structures such as churches and old buildings, but more and more people are seeing them as modern, fancy structures for their homes. They are inviting and beautiful, as well as a timely piece that are classy in nature.

Many companies are now offering large corbels in wood because of the custom architectural wood carving that can be seen in these pieces, making each corbel unique in its own way. Wood carving designs used in corbels are becoming a staple in many homes, each one suiting your personality and bringing life into your home. Wood carving is actually derived from one of the oldest forms of art, dating back to 400,000 or so years in the past. Some of the fanciest homes were inspired in the 18th century, where classical styles like corbels used in structures were becoming more and more popular.

Whether you choose large corbels or mini corbels for your home, you know that you will receive a piece that is perfectly tailored to suit the look of your home. With proper care, many people find that wood can last for hundreds and hundreds of years without rotting or receiving damaging wear. If you are somebody who loves wood carvings and takes great pride in their home and how it is kept up, you might consider these designs for your home. The uniqueness will have many people asking, “Where did you get that?”

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