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Project by gtpreacher posted 12-16-2017 03:35 AM 470 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife and I found these post office box doors in an antique shop at a reasonable price, so this year each grandchild is getting a bank. The boxes were made from the cutoffs from oak stair treads, and the brass slot escutcheons came from Rockler.

-- Phil, North Carolina





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Rick

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#1 posted 12-16-2017 04:39 AM

Great Idea! Very well done.Preacher.

Rick

-- A Chip On The Shoulder Usually Indicates Wood Higher Up. (Rick, Ontario, Canada)

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rbrjr1

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#2 posted 12-16-2017 12:09 PM

I’ve got one of these.. LOVE it..
dad picked it up from the post office in his hometown when they remodeled it..

-- measure twice, cut once.

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#3 posted 12-16-2017 01:52 PM

Nice job an they make great gifts.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#4 posted 12-16-2017 03:33 PM

I love these post office banks. Nice work!

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#5 posted 12-16-2017 08:38 PM

Great looking PO banks! Nice work Pappy!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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