How to make
a mailbox stand
This attractive mailbox stand is made out of 100x100 (4x4) lumber for the post and arm, and 100x50 (2x4) for the name plaque.
The decorative bracket is cut out of 18mm (3/4') thick plywood. There is a separate section on how to make a decorative bracket
and there is also a separate section on
how to build the mailbox
In this page.......
Instructions - Making the groves
Instructions - Making the notches and assembling the stand
Instructions - The name plaque and the mailbox
Mailbox stand plans
Take note that in some places there are strict postal regulations as to the structure of mailboxes and dimensions including height off ground.
Check to see what requirements are required in your area.
Wood: Altogether you will need approximately 3300mm (11ft) of 100mm x100mm (4"x4") lumber for the post and arm, 300mm (12") of 100mm x50m (2"x4") for the
name plaque and a piece of 18mm (3/4") plywood about 450mm x 450mm (18"x 18") for the decorative bracket. There is a separate section on
how to make the decorative bracket
You will also need 4 carriage bolts with nuts and washers 8mm (5/16") x 110mm (4 1/2") long for the stand and for the
name plaque you will need four 8mm (5/16") screw eye bolts, four 18mm (3/4") key rings and chain to suit.
Of course..... You will also need a mailbox and there is a separate section how to build a mailbox