A standard-issue mailbox can make a statement simply by being mounted atop a bike frame that has peddled its last mile. Spray-paint in cohesive colors to bring the structure together visually.
These days, most mail arrives virtually via computers and Wi-Fi-enabled devices, so it seems only fair that it should also arrive physically in a computer. This outdated Mac was converted into a distinctive mailbox that perfectly merges new with old.
Pliable metal flashing can be molded into a variety of shapes. With this whale of a job, the mail gets lodged in the belly of the beast.
A rustic milk jug mounted to a prefab bracket makes a charming country letter drop. This can-do style is easy for any antiquing enthusiast to achieve.
Pump It Up
Embrace frat-house style by mounting an old beer keg on a simple wood post. Create a door and use the tap as a handle to access the interior.
Dive into a custom mailbox project by reusing an empty scuba tank to create a unique curbside feature. Adding a mail flag may keep you from drowning in bills.
Old license plates are built to stand up to harsh weather, so they are the perfect building blocks for a personalized, homemade mailbox.
Fill 'er Up
You won’t be getting any fuel from this roadside pit stop! A vintage gas pump outfitted with a letter box adds utility to a piece of Americana.
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