Installing Corbels with a Backer Board

Written by Tyler Morris
Sun Oct 21, 2012

If you are not content with the locations of your wood or steel studs in an existing wall, you may install a "backer board."  

This customer-submitted photo depicts a 3/4" x 11" backer board under his countertop. The backer board gave him the flexibility to attach his corbels wherever he desires.  He gave the board's edges the same profile (1/8" radius) as the edges of his Maple Concave 10 Corbels