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Brackets like these are very common in the New Orleans area. Typically a house would have 3-5 of them on the front facade. My team made eight of these for two separate houses. Each bracket has upwards of 30 or 40 separate pieces that we hand cut. The finial (the point on the end) for this bracket was not turned by us, but on some of the later pieces we made we did turn them ourselves. This bracket is approximately 30" long, 18" tall, and 2.25" thick. This was our prototype piece which we made from cypress, but the rest of the ones we made were of spanish cedar.

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More than anything any group of people could do is the restoration of a New Orleans style….and this kind of project is just the perfect thing….kudos…
 

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VERY cool!
 

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looks awesome keep up the great work!
 

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I hope you're not going to cover them up with paint. It'd be a shame to hide all that wood. They look great.
 

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Thanks for the support Doug. And while the wood is nice these are traditionally painted with one color on the relief aspects of the piece and contrasting color on the fronts and sometimes a few other spots. Its kinda like traditional Victorian architecture where bright and wild colors is what makes it.
 
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