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

Tools Needed Tools Needed Tools Needed
  • Tools Needed

Mark where you are going to have to cut Mark where you are going to have to cut
  • Mark where you are going to have to cut

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

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

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

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. 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. 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.
  • 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.

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

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. 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. 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.
  • 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.

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

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

Paint the wood pole and the concrete white. Paint the wood pole and the concrete white.
  • Paint the wood pole and the concrete white.

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

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. 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.
  • 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.

Conclusion

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

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