Monthly Archives: October 2016

Corbels

When we were deciding what colors to use on the exterior of the house, the old white corbels played into our decision. They are a key part of what makes the house craftsman style and we wanted to accentuate their presence.  For decades, they’ve been camouflaged by an exterior color scheme of white-on-white.  After spending more than a century exposed to the elements, the old white wooden corbels really started to show their age.
 
The corbels sat snug in the eaves of the house.  From a distance, they look rather small.
 
 
Though up close, these architectural supports are actually quite large.
 

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