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The First Class Letter Box

Here's a handy, highly saleable item that's not only attractive, but quick and easy to build, as well.

Everyone needs a place to put the day's mail, and this little Letter Box makes the perfect spot. Designed to hang on the wall or sit on a desktop, it is a simple enough project that it can easily be modified in its design to suit a variety of different room decors.

Our example is an “Early American” style, but by merely squaring-off the scalloped top of the back (A) and front (C)... then changing the curved edges of the sides (B) to a straight 30-degree angle, as an example, you have a more modern design. Or, use your imagination to modify the shapes of the various pieces to make a design or series of designs that you feel will be appealing to your buyers. This is a great “Money-Maker” for you to experiment with!

1: Resaw the lumber to a 5/16" thickness, using your Bandsaw and a 5/8" Resawing Blade. Then, use your Belt Sander or Thickness Planer to bring all the pieces to final dimension.

2: Cut all pieces to approximate size, using your table saw.

3: Cut the side (B) tapers that allow the front (C) to tilt forward. Use the taper jig idea shown in the "Making Multiples" article




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