How to Make an Amazing Wooden Mailbox

Create an arty wooden mailbox easily with this great tutorial. So simple and beautiful…

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There you go! A beautiful wooden mailbox! But first, you have to complete the tutorial …

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First, you need wood! Here, we have two 4×4 fence posts and four 1×3 cedar. You can use any outdoor wood you want.

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Then, cut the Cedar boards into parts around 70cm long.

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Next, refine all the wood part with a little sanding using an 80 grit.

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Put the wooden boards in the position you want, the same as the final assembly.

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Now the wood is ready to be stain, here with Minwax Dark Walnut.

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You can use four coats to make it look like rich walnut.

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Assemble the pieces of wood with the fence posts.

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Use supports to keep the structure strong and stable.

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First side.

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Second one.

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Laying out the numbers, choose the numbers according to your house…

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Silver brushed nickel numbers are used in this example, to create a lovely contrast with the dark wood.

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Finished and ready to stick in the ground, all you need is a new mailbox.

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Finished wooden mailbox fixed in the ground with 30″ post spikes from Home Depot.

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