You will need two wooden posts positioned vertically, and then one post which fits across them horizontally. For this plan, the main post will extend up above the mailbox to show off a finial.
Fit a 2×4 brace to the mailbox post in order to enhance the rigidity of the structure.
How to build a mailbox post for 2 boxes. I used mine for garden storage, but you could use yours for regular mail! Use a shovel to stir the mixture. Add the horizontal rows to the mailbox post.
In this video, i show you how to build and install a mailbox post. How to build a double mailbox post. You will need to flip the box over in order to nail the sides to the base.
When mounting the smaller board that the box attaches to, make sure to open and close the mailbox door so you can be sure the door has enough clearance to open and close properly. Add glue to the joints and make sure the corners are perfectly square before inserting the screws. I built a mailbox post about 12 years ago which worked great until a snow plow snapped it in half.
Drill pilot holes and attach as. Keeping the mailbox post as level as you can, begin pouring the dry concrete powder into the hole. Cut the main post at 79″ which includes the necessary 2′ that will be cemented into the ground.
1″ x 7″ cut to length of 22″ (2 pieces) we cut the “peak” of the roof at a 30 degree angle using our miter saw. Space it evenly around the post, so that the post remains in the center of the hole. Pour concrete powder into the hole, leaving 4 to 5 inches (10 to 13 cm) of space at the top.
Cut the piece for the post arm. Next, build the adorable wooden mailboxes which can be painted. Families living outside of the city limits usually have mail delivered to boxes standing alongside the road instead attac.
Leave 4 to 5 inches (10 to 13 cm) of space at the top to cover. Nail the bottom and sides to the base. Make also smart use of wood and pvc pipe to make lovely mailboxes like a pro which will demand a very low maintenance!
I used small finishing screws for assembly. 1″ x 7″ cut to length of 20″ (2 pieces). Once the horizontal rows are assembled, attach them to the mailbox post.
Measure and cut a 1×6 to fit underneath the mailbox (d). Glue , screw and otherwise assemble all of the pieces. If you use glue, make sure to add clamps and allow glue to cure fully before putting the post in the ground.
Drill pilot holes and assemble as shown on illustration above using 3″ deck screws. Shovel or pour the concrete into the hole around the mailbox post. Hold the post upright for 10 to 15 minutes until the concrete hardens enough to.
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Adhere the stones all around your wooden posts and create a stunning stone look of your posts, install the new mailboxes and make fabulous looking mailbox posts that will also create a refined look of your home exterior! Rather than forcing couriers and the mailman to come all the way to your front door, you can position a multiple mailbox post at the end of the road and affix several boxes to it. Cut both ends at 45 degrees and lock them to the structure using 2 1/2″ screws.
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