A bracket supporting a superincumbent object, or receiving the spring of an arch. Corbels were employed largely in Gothic architecture.
To furnish with a corbel or corbels; to support by a corbel; to make in the form of a corbel.
This appears to be the original method of making arches: a series of stones or bricks that protrude beyond the lower level. Corbels are also used to support cornices, turrets, brackets, and oriel windows. A corbel can also mean a stone or piece of wood that supports a superincumbent weight.
Stone or wood, projecting out from wall to support weight.
Projection of stone, brick, timber or metal jutting out from a wall to support a weight.
A wooden support between posts or beams, often carved or cut in a decorative fashion.
A load bearing projection from a masonry wall for a rafter or spring of a vault.
An architectural member which projects upward and outward from a wall that supports a horizontal member.
Stepped bricks or stones forming a supporting projection on the face of a wall.
A length of timber laid horizontally on the top of a column to transfer loads and to provide a seat for beams. A compound corbel includes several lengths of timber instead of one.
For brick manholes this term is sometimes used in place of cone, and indicates the gradual reduction in diameter by indenting brick
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To build out one or more courses of brick or stone from the face of a wall. This may be decorative, or serve to support a structural component.
A piece of stone or wood that projects from within a wall to support beams and cornices.
A projection that supports weight.
A concrete nib to support a beam or projecting from the back of a panel to support panel onto the structure. A panel has 2 corbels.
Short sculpted beam lying on top of a post or wall.
A bracket of that form which is best fitted to ordinary conditions of cut stone or of other masonry.
Usually a brick or masonry projection from the wall face either used for decoration or a support for a beam or other structural component.
One or more projecting courses of brick each projecting beyond the course below.
a bracket of stone, wood, or metal projecting from the side of a wall and serving to support a cornice, the spring of an arch, a balustrade or other element.
A carved or moulded supporting stone that projects from the wait surface.
An architectural member that projects from within a wall and supports a weight.
Supporting bracket projecting from the face of a wall.
A stone bracket projecting from the wall used to support an overlapping parapet or a roof or floor beam.
A projecting block of stone built into a wall during construction; step-wise construction, as in an arch, roof, etc.
A particularly massive bracket.
A stone Abutment projecting from a wall supporting vaults, arches & roofs.
(architecture) a triangular bracket of brick or stone (usually of slight extent)
an architectural bracket or block projecting
a piece of stone or wood that projects out from a wall, and is designed to support a superincumbent weight, such as a beam or any structural component
a stone bracket projecting from a wall or corner to support a beam
a stone which projects from masonry
A decorative bracket made of wood or stone.
Bracket, usually supporting a cornice or arch
Architectural element which projects from a wall and supports beams and cornices.
A bracket form produced by courses of wood or masonry that extend in successive stages from the wall surface.
A block of stone projecting from a wall that acts as a support for some feature.
a projecting block, usually of stone, inserted into a wall to support, for example, a vertical dial.
a kind of vaulting. It is made of overlapping stones, each of which extends 1/3 beyond the one below. It is not as strong as a true arch of fitted stones with a keystone at the top.
The triangular, decorative and supporting member that holds a mantel or horizontal shelf.
Bracket or block projecting from the face of a wall
a projection jutting out from the face of a wall, usually to support the weight of a structure or ornament above.
A projecting block of stone built into a wall during construction. It was used to hold up an arch.
A projection extending to support a load above it.
A decorative wooden bracket used as a support mechanism for mantels, bar tops, etc.
A short block or bracket projecting from a wall and providing support for a horizontal member.
a projecting stone or piece of timber for the support of a super-incumbent weight.
A supporting bracket of stone, brick, or wood projecting from side of wall. (A beam or bracket projecting from a wall to support some other object or structural part of the building; also may be an embellishment rather than a structural element.)
a projection built out from a wall as a bracket to support a beam or roof-truss
A projecting moulding at the top of a tall cabinet furniture.
a bracket of stone, wood, brick, or metal projecting from the face of a wall and used to support a cornice or arch
a projecting bracket, sometimes carved and decorated, used to help support weight from above.
A shelf or ledge formed by projecting successive courses of masonry out from the face of the wall.
A wood bracket used for support.
A brick, block, or bracket that projects from the face of a wall and supports an overhanging member. pp. 31, 35
A brick or stone projecting from within a wall, usually to support a weight.
A projecting stone or timber block, often carved, supporting a horizontal member such as a beam.
A stone or timber bracket supporting a projection from a wall.
In masonry, a projection, or one of a series of projections, each stepped progressively farther forward with height and articulating a cornice or supporting an overhanging member.
A decorative supporting piece of millwork which is typically triangular in general shape.
is a horizontal projection from a wall to form a ledge or support structure.
A HORIZONTAL PROJECTION FROM A WALL FORMING A LEDGE, OR SUPPORTING A STRUCTURE ABOVE IT. USUALLY A DECORATIVE PROJECTION INSTALLED TO APPEAR AS THOUGH IT IS SUPPORTING A SOFFIT. IN MASONRY, PROJECTING EACH COURSE TO STEP OUT FROM THE WALL.
A carved, and sometimes painted wooden bracket used under ceiling beams or vigas. A double corbel bracket, sometimes called a zapata, is typically placed atop the log posts of portals.
A decorative and often structural brace used to support something such as a bay or bow window.
A projection from a wall sometimes provides extra support to a structural member such as a shaft. It is also used for decorative purposes. The use of the corbel was a Muslim precedent and through them it reached Europe.
A projecting wall member used as a support for some element of the superstructure. Also, courses of stone or brick in which each course projects beyond the one beneath it. Two such structures, meeting at the topmost course, creates an arch.
A short horizontal timber supporting a girder.
A stone jutting from a wall designed to support a roof or floor beam
A kind of bracket composed of a single projecting block, or of several graduated projecting courses of masonry, providing a ledge.
To build outward, by projecting successive courses of masonry beyond those below.
Successive courses of masonry projecting from the face of a wall to increase its thickness or to form a shelf or ledge for a structural member to bear on.
Corbeau A projecting block of stone built into a wall during construction, for supporting a weight such as a parapet.
A projection of successive courses from the face of masonry.