A question on L brackets

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A question on L brackets

Postby End2end » Sat Aug 24, 2019 2:53 pm

I need some L brackets shorter one side than the other. 3x1 inches roughly.
Are these just called L brackets as well or do they have a specific name?
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Re: A question on L brackets

Postby Bufferstop » Sat Aug 24, 2019 4:17 pm

Corner brackets, just "brackets", right angle brackets, I don't think anyone has laid down definitions for any particular type. Borrowing from plumbing terminology the ones you want would be unequal right angle brackets, but simply calling them 3" x 1" brackets is probably all you need. One of the advantages of serve your self DIY sheds is you can look for what you need without starting your own episode of "four candles".
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Re: A question on L brackets

Postby End2end » Sat Aug 24, 2019 4:51 pm

Thanks Bufferstop. :wink:
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Re: A question on L brackets

Postby RAF96 » Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:56 am

A search on ‘unequal angle brackets’ brought up many hits and the closest I could see were aluminium greenhouse brackets, which commonly attach accessories to the greenhouse profiles...

https://images.app.goo.gl/7ascZo1nm5mLueZt9


Take a look also in the Screwfix catalogue.
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Re: A question on L brackets

Postby End2end » Tue Aug 27, 2019 11:33 am

After some measuring and looking again I found 38mm Corner Brace's (rather than named L brackets) on Homebase's site so went and took a look at them in the flesh.
https://www.homebase.co.uk/corner-brace ... ce_p314298
They didnt bend when I squeezed them like some thinner L brackets do so bought them.
They are the same length both ways but as they are only 38mm they will fit in the gaps I need them too.
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Re: A question on L brackets

Postby stuartp » Tue Aug 27, 2019 12:17 pm

Half my layout is held together / up with those. The dimple inside the bend on the Homebase ones seems to make all the difference.
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