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PostPosted: Sun Jan 02, 2022 10:51 am 
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Greetings to all…

Late last year, Lynn sent me pictures of a quaint little mailbox…we knew immediately we had to build our own versions and share with the forum…

Note…because of the small door on the vintage original it is similar to a “dove cote”…but we’re still calling it a mailbox…

Lynn and I hope many of you will make a version with your own creative touches and post it here for all to see…

Below are pictures of the original and a PDF of the pattern…more photos and updates will follow…stay tuned…

Howard...


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Here are thee photos of how I assembled my version of the miniature mailbox...

Howard...


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This is a real fun project!! Here is my version. Thanks Howard for collaborating on this with me!!


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 02, 2022 2:39 pm 
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I got an early preview of Howard's pattern.

Here's my take.

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Happy New Year,

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Steve, I love it, the mail and bird are a great addition!!!


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They are just wonderful!


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Update...01-06-2021...

My version of the mailbox is finished...I'll let the pictures tell the story...

Howard...


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I love the versions that you guys have created, but I'm just not feeling it on this gloomy day. Hence, my version of the Miniature Mailbox project:


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Barb, I applaud you for your surface finish, and the dog is priceless!


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Oh I love that!


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