Corbels come in an impressive range of shapes and sizes. These tips for choosing the right corbel size will help you determine the best sizing for your project.
Nearly every society throughout history has evidence of wood-carving in some form. To learn more about its storied history, read this guide.
It simply feels natural to incorporate wood into your home. If you’re still on the fence, here’s why wood paneling is the right idea for you.
As a contractor, architect, or homeowner, sometimes you don’t have wood features that fit. To overcome this, consider how a custom millwork shop can help.
When you install or modify your island, mantel, or stove hood, you need proper support for flat surfaces that extend forward. The piece you’re searching for is a wood bracket or corbel which serves a functional role while contributing an attractive decorative surface as well.
Designing or redesigning a home takes creativity—something custom millwork affords you. To discover how custom millwork enhances your home, read on.
There are many facets to architectural work, not the least of which is choosing the materials that will constitute a building. A material’s environmental impact, cost, and flexibility all play into an architect’s decision about what to use. While these decisions require careful thought, utilizing carved designs in woodwork is a stylish and sensible option regardless of the project. To learn more about why architects should use carved designs in their woodwork, read on.
The Gothic style makes an impression. Here’s a guide to incorporating specific Gothic features to make your home more elegant and impressive.
Has your wood trim lost its luster over the years? If so, read our brief guide to restoring the look of wood trim look rather than tearing it down.
Are you curious about general wood-carving processes? Read this overview of hand- and machine-carving processes, along with details on recent innovations.
Wood appliques and onlays are flat-backed, carved decorative components “applied” or “onlaid” to flat surfaces to add detail to fireplaces, doors, cabinetry, shelves, walls, and so many other components of a residential or commercial space. Read our decorator’s guide to using carved appliques and onlays to wrap your head around their possible uses.
Are you looking to decorate your home with new furniture soon? If so, consider the many advantages of including wood furniture in your home.
It’s difficult to know for sure if your home needs a renovation. Here are some signs you should renovate the interior of your home to help you decide.
Trim sets your furniture apart and makes an entire room more aesthetically pleasing. Learn techniques on how to add wood trim to furniture yourself.
Staircases are stylistic and functional features in nearly every home. Read our guide to help incorporate both aspects into your design process.
Your brain craves balance as it processes the world. Read our guide on how to create architectural balance in your home—and when to disrupt it.
- Tips for Choosing the Right Corbel Size
- A Brief History of Carving Wood
- 3 Great Reasons to Use Wooden Wall Paneling in Your Home
- 3 Ways To Incorporate Wood into Your Interior Design
- Why Choose a Custom Millwork Shop
- How to Choose the Right Wooden Corbels or Brackets
- How Custom Millwork Can Enhance Your Home
- Why Architects Should Use Carved Designs in Their Woodwork
- 3 Ways to Add Gothic Features to Your Home copy
- How to Use Columns in Interior Design
The Heartwood Carving Blog posts of resources, projects and interesting stories about wood carving.