We wanted a new mailbox post for the woodland we just purchased and since we have an abundance of tulip trees on the property it seemed fitting to use that for the project. Everything was done with hand tools; felling and all major work done with a 1950’s Craftsman’s axe, mailbox seat cut with an antique rip saw, and bolts drilled with brace and bit. It was a fun project to complete.
The Craftsman’s axe
Fitting up the pieces.
Our mascot posing with the mocked up post.
The final placement. Dug out the old fashioned way with post hole diggers and spud bar.