Home Project For Those Of You Who Are Lucky Enough To Get Home Mail Delivery A Handmade Wooden Mailbox Gives You A Chance To Show Off Your Woodworking Skills To All Who Come To Your Front Door
Home project for those of you who are lucky enough to get home mail delivery a handmade wooden mailbox gives you a chance to show off your woodworking skills to all who come to your front door is post about Magazine bookmarked by todd with ID 11577418560 was uploaded on 13-01-2019 and has been viewed 172,459 times.
Mailbox Photos by Jim SInclair Lead photo by Vic Tessolin Illustrations by James Provost Design ConsiderationsMost wall-mounted mailboxes have lids that cover the entire box opening and sl*p* forward.
This keeps the rain off the mail and encourages the rain to run off away from the building.Unfortunately, many mailboxes are sized to accommodate little more than #10 envelopes.Whenever any larger object, such as a newspaper or magazine, is placed in the mailbox there is a good chance the lid will remain open.
No big deal in good weather, but it can be an issue with rain or snow.This mailbox is designed to solve that problem.The typical oversized envelope that shows up in my mailbox is 12" by 9".A full size newspaper with its single fold is about 13" by 12".
It would be nice if these items would fit in the mailbox without the need to further fold them.This suggests an interior space that is at least 13" by 12".Mailboxes reside outdoors.This means that wood movement is a significant issue that must be addressed in the design.
The lid can be made of a single piece of solid wood.Wood movement will not be a...