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Mailbox I recently moved into a new home, so I thought it a good idea to build something for this issue that I needed myself - a new mailbox.Even if you are in a community that doesn't get mail delivery the door some mail will always find its way to your home.
I have made this mail box long enough to accept the local newspaper.Newspapers are regularly delivered but often don't have a place, other than on the porch floor.It is also a handy place for you or others to leave things for pickup when you're not home.
Our porch is covered so I chose pine for our box to match our decor but Cedar would be an excellent choice for such exterior projects.Cut out the pieces.1) Cut the 2 sides (A) to the dimensions listed in the bill of materials.
Set your table saw mitre gauge or mitre saw to a 22.5 degree angle and cut the angle on the side pieces (photo 1).2) For safety I used a wide board for the top and lid.Cut a 3/4' x 8 1/2' x 22' piece of stock for the lid.
Saw a 22.5 degree bevel on one edge (photo...