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I really like the arts and crafts movement. Maybe because it’s mostly right angles. Pegging things together has a great feel and I love dark grained poplar.
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#1 posted 05-18-2009 11:19 PM
A real nice mail box a most unique design well done
-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture
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#2 posted 05-18-2009 11:24 PM
Beautiful wood and the project looks great!
-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings
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#3 posted 05-19-2009 12:45 AM
Great you live where that is safe. Beautiful!
-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.
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#4 posted 05-19-2009 01:04 AM
man great looking mail box…did you say the wood was poplar??? I’ve never seen it that dark before…where did you get the wood at?
Looks great, very nice job..
-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †
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#5 posted 05-19-2009 01:27 AM
another great piece, i wish my mailbox was this pretty
-- My signature is awesome.
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#6 posted 05-19-2009 02:14 AM
Very very attractive mail box indeed that causes the postman to make frequent visit though no mail to drop in.
-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.
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#7 posted 05-19-2009 02:19 AM
Fantastic looking mailbox. I’m like Thomas, as I have never seen polar that dark either. But it looks fabulous.
-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps
#8 posted 05-19-2009 04:33 AM
I got that poplar at Lowe’s
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#9 posted 05-19-2009 06:12 AM
Great box. love the design.
That is some mighty nice poplar. I have seen poplar in green, lavender, tan, brown ond almost white, but the good colored areas are all very small. ( my dragonfly had lavender wings.) Have never seen poplar at homedepot with this much color. Great score on the lumber.
Keep up the fantastic designs.
-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!
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#10 posted 05-19-2009 06:15 AM
Excellent! I have run into some really nice wood at Lowe’s and HD. You have to look but you can find it.
Nicely done project!
-- Behind the Bark is a lot of Heartwood----Charles, Centennial, CO
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#11 posted 05-19-2009 06:16 AM
Now that is a great idea. I should make a mailbox for me and my neighbor. The snow plows have pretty much made it a priority.
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#12 posted 05-19-2009 12:11 PM
Nice design and finish.
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#13 posted 05-19-2009 12:16 PM
This is really good looking mailbox, if I were the postman, I will just remember your house by the look of this mailbox.
-- Junji Sugita from Japan, http://tetra.blog12.fc2.com/
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