Home Project With The Renovations For Our House Nearing Completion We Felt It Was Time To Replace The Old Rusted Metal Mailbox With Something New And In Keeping With The Character Of The House After Sketching Several Ideas I Chose This Arts Crafts Influenced Design
Home project with the renovations for our house nearing completion we felt it was time to replace the old rusted metal mailbox with something new and in keeping with the character of the house after sketching several ideas i chose this arts crafts influenced design is article about Magazine bookmarked by norman with ID 11366055595 was uploaded on 07-02-2019 and has been viewed 109,239 times.
Arts & Crafts Style Mailbox Illustrations by Mike Del Rizzo White oak is traditionally associated with the Arts & Crafts style and also happens to be one of the best woods for resisting decay when exposed to the weather, so it is perfectly suited to this project.
Another design hallmark of the Arts & Crafts style is the use of hammered copper accents, featured on this project to form the newspaper arms.Using quarter-sawn stock provides the best dimensional stability, a consideration when building projects that will be exposed to outdoor conditions.
If you can't find white oak don't fret - this project will look just as good in red oak, ash, cherry or even walnut.You'll need about 3 board feet of lumber to make this mailbox.To keep the weight down and to prevent the final result from looking too chunky, I thickness planed each of the parts to just under 3/4" thick.
Don't have access to a planer? You can bandsaw the stock thinner and smooth it with a hand plane, or you can simply use 3/4" thick wood.Prepare enough stock for all of the parts, noting the various thicknesses in the Material List.
The front panel involves the...