The Making of a Power Mac g5 Mailbox
  • The Making of a Power Mac g5 Mailbox

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Tools Needed
  • Tools Needed

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  • Mark where you are going to have to cut

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  • Cut a hole big enough to slide the mailbox into the case

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  • Drill 4 holes through the bottom of the case and put wood underneath the case and screw the wood pieces to the bottom of the mailbox. Put a piece of wood under the mailbox to have something to screw it to. You may have to drill more holes to screw the boards together with long screws.

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  • Slide in the mailbox and then put screws into the side of the mailbox going into the wood underneath.

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  • Put a screw in the front and back of the inside of the mailbox.

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  • Using the flag as a guide to where to drill the holes. Mark a spot for a hole for the flag to go through in the door of the case. Then drill holes accordingly.

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  • Insert an S hook and use pliers to close the S hook around the plastic connector to hold the flag on.

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  • Take a rubber fuel line and wrap it in silver hvac tape and slit the hose down the middle to make a seal to fill in the gaps between the mailbox. The silver tape is optional.

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  • Use the silver tape to cover the screw heads inside of the mailbox.

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  • Take a flower pot and cut a hole in it to make a concrete base (optional) Mix the quickcrete up and fill the flower pot with it and flip it over and stick the wood pole in the concrete.

  • Use a level and something to hold the wood in a level position while it dries

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  • Paint the wood pole and the concrete white.

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  • Using L metal brackets screw the mailbox to the pole.

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  • Put the side panel with the flag back on and you should have finished mail box ready to be buried or in this case used as a self standing mailbox.

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Conclusion

By the end of this guide you should have yourself a Mac Mailbox.

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