This corbel can be used for many purposes. While its pictured as a mailbox support it can be used as a shelf bracket or even a decorative piece in a hallway corner or on the patio. Let you imagination run wild. Made from a durable marine grade starboard this piece will last out doors and have a fresh look year round. Easy to clean as well. Comes with stainless mounting hardware and the holes are all pre-drilled for convenience.