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Project by MarktheWoodButcher posted 1929 days ago 1809 views 4 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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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.

-- Knowledge Is Responsibility

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#1 posted 1929 days ago

A real nice mail box a most unique design well done

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 1929 days ago

Beautiful wood and the project looks great!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#3 posted 1929 days ago

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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Todd Thomas

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#4 posted 1929 days ago

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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Peik Löf

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#5 posted 1929 days ago

another great piece, i wish my mailbox was this pretty

-- My signature is awesome.

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#6 posted 1929 days ago

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 1929 days ago

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

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#8 posted 1928 days ago

I got that poplar at Lowe’s

-- Knowledge Is Responsibility

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#9 posted 1928 days ago

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 1928 days ago

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 1928 days ago

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.

-- John

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#12 posted 1928 days ago

Nice design and finish.

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#13 posted 1928 days ago

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,

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