What is a bracket?
A bracket is an architectural element that can be made from wood, stone, plaster, metal or more. These components are used as intermediate components made to fix two parts together, often at a right angle to each other.
A prototypical bracket is L-shaped, made of metal and used to attach a shelf to a wall.
Applications of brackets
Brackets are used in a wide range of architectural items such as:
Different types of brackets
Angle brackets: This is a type of bracket is also known as a shelf bracket, corner brace or L bracket
Flat T brackets: These are also known as mending plates and are used to reinforce or repair furniture and joints in household items
Folding brackets: These are heavy-duty steel brackets that can be folded down. Folding brackets are suitable for wall mounting enclosures and storage shelves
L brackets: These are a versatile metal connectors used to strengthen or repair joints, as well as provide support or stabilise objects