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Title:
The ultimate mailbox book : 30 delightful projects to build, paint, stencil, mosaic & otherwise decorate
Author:
Truscott, Danielle, 1965-
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Lark Books, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
127 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9781579901530

9781579901622
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Mailboxes have a way of saying something about their owner. And, from quaint to breezy, whimsical to dignified, these 30 mailbox projects from top-notch designers are all refreshingly delightful and original. Techniques range from simple but effective paint on metal (with plenty of templates) to simple woodworking. Instructions are included for every project, and entertaining sidebars and location color photos of mailboxes funky and fantastic add even more entertainment value.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 6
Chapter 1 Getting Startedp. 8
Chapter 2 Simple Contemporary Solutionsp. 14
Chapter 3 Wall-Mount Alternativesp. 30
Chapter 4 Fun Curbside Optionsp. 44
Chapter 5 Creative Carpentryp. 62
Chapter 6 Woodworked Wondersp. 82
A Gallery of Mailboxesp. 110
Patterns and Drawingsp. 114
Contributing Designersp. 124
Acknowledgmentsp. 126
Indexp. 127