Rustic hand carved mailbox with post

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Project by Walther von Einik posted 01-08-2015 06:59 PM 5064 views 15 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Rustic hand carved mailbox with post. Made from new wood, new metal. Pine, metal, plastic for box inside. Hand forged metal, hand carved wooden nails. Everything is new, made in rustic style.


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Marty 529

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#1 posted 01-08-2015 07:14 PM

WOW, this is great. I love rustic. I never would have guessed it was made with new stuff. I would love to be able to do this :)

-- Marty, Ohio

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#2 posted 01-08-2015 07:21 PM

That is one of the coolest things I have ever seen!
I can’t even come up with a compliment that good enough.
Thanks for sharing!

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#3 posted 01-08-2015 09:50 PM

Beatiful job!

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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#4 posted 01-08-2015 10:28 PM

Excellent “deconstruction” work. Hard to believe that this is new wood and metal. Nice job.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#5 posted 01-09-2015 11:57 AM

Great rustic look!

-- Ron, Northern Illinois

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#6 posted 01-09-2015 01:05 PM

very nice! love the rusty top


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#7 posted 01-09-2015 01:36 PM

That’s a creative work of art. Sweet!

-- jerry

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#8 posted 01-09-2015 01:40 PM

Sweet! This is way cool.

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#9 posted 01-09-2015 05:52 PM

That’s the coolest mailbox I’ve seen. If I was a mailman, that would be the highlight of my route, great work.

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#10 posted 01-10-2015 04:26 AM

That mailbox is a piece of art! Awesome!

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#11 posted 01-10-2015 12:32 PM

I agree with others. It should be in an art museum.

best wishes Lynn

-- "If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right". Henry Ford

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#12 posted 01-10-2015 01:06 PM

I really like this…a nice artistic piece. It just has a nice feel to it.

Would love to have one but mail boxes take such a beating from the snow plows that it would not survive here…my current one is bent half over.

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#13 posted 01-10-2015 01:19 PM

It’s realy rustic to the core! Awsome details with metal parts.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Walther von Einik

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#14 posted 01-10-2015 06:02 PM

thanks to all for your amazing reviews!

to Redoak49. I know secrets how to keep wood safe in very low temperature and very high. I lived in the North, near Alaska, for 3 years. there are 122 farenheit in summer and -79.6 in winter. in spring temperature changes from 68 to 2 fahrenheit! and all wooden stuff which is outside – keeps safe up to hundreds of years! I’ve learned their secret and people from North so wood can keep safe in different situation and temperatures. so I use it and don’t worry for all my stuff. and if you want to have one – I can promise, it will alive for a very long time!


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#15 posted 01-23-2015 05:57 AM

very cool, rustic and wicked, nice build!

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