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So I wanted a mailbox that was different than the other ones on the street...

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Project by generic posted 09-18-2014 02:27 PM 1881 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My mail box was looking pretty bad so I decided to add my personality to a new one !!
We have a 100 year plus old farm house as do the folks across the road. This seemed appropriate for our rural setting. Fortunately the snow plows left it standing for this year.. Cross your fingers for the up coming winter in Upstate NY. We are on Lake Ontario between Buffalo and Syracuse. we get snow here !!

-- TMF





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ChrisK

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#1 posted 09-18-2014 03:45 PM

That has got some personality.

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#2 posted 09-18-2014 03:58 PM

Spiffy! Are the round tubes for newspapers? I can imagine the neighbors will want you to build them one too.

Here’s the one I made for when we moved here a year ago.
http://lumberjocks.com/projects/78000

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 09-18-2014 04:05 PM

That’s a classy looking design. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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Woodbridge

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#4 posted 09-18-2014 05:05 PM

That is a pretty cool looking mailbox! If it were any more classy the postal worker would need to deliver your mail on a silver tray.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#5 posted 09-18-2014 08:50 PM

i live in western new york to. by the way, nice mailbox

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Jim

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#6 posted 09-18-2014 10:06 PM

I also live in Upstate NY just outside of Rochester, Nice project

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#7 posted 09-18-2014 11:49 PM

That is awesome. Welcome to LJs

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jeffswildwood

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#8 posted 09-19-2014 12:52 AM

A wood worker will think of a way to make anything better. very nice! Welcome to LJ.

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woodbutcherbynight

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#9 posted 09-19-2014 03:17 AM

Nice, love it. Hope the snowplow does as well and leaves your masterpiece in one piece ya know?

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#10 posted 09-19-2014 01:00 PM

Good luck with the snow plows, I spent about $125 in cedar to make a custom one for my house a few years ago and the plows came along and ripped it clear out of the ground and tore it basically in half. So now I had a friend weld me a metal extension arm and cemented a 6” pipe into the ground and the arm sets on swivel base so if it gets hit it just turns.

I wish you luck out where you are though, you guys get hammered with even more snow then we get up north with all that lake effect snow barreling down on you.

-- Nick, "Choking to death on bacon is like getting murdered by your lover." - JG

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