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How to Build a Brick Mailbox in Pictures

Pictures are worth a thousand words. Follow the pictures in this post to see how to build brick mailbox. You should also check out the more detail article Building a Brick Mailbox Like a Professional that contains a detailed step by step on how to build a brick

STEP 1 Prepare Location and Build Block Core

Mixing concrete for the brick mailbox
 

Mixing concrete for the brick mailbox

Materials for building the brick mailbox
 

Materials for building the brick mailbox

Using concrete blocks to get to ground level
 

Using concrete blocks to get to ground level

First layer of bricks for mailbox
 

Building first course of bricks

 

STEP 2 Start the First Course of Bricks

Leveling the second course of bricks
 

Leveling the second course of bricks

Clearing concrete from back
 

Clearing concrete from back

Half way done building the brick mailbox
 

Half way done building the brick mailbox

Laying bed for the next course of bricks
 

Laying bed for the next course of bricks

 

 

STEP 3 Placing Newspaper Containers and Plastic Mailbox

After newspaper delivery tubes are in place
 

After newspaper delivery tubes are in place

Leveling plastic mailbox with stone number in place
 

Leveling plastic mailbox with stone number in place

Leveling plastic mailbox
 

Leveling plastic mailbox

The first course of bricks cut at an angle
 

The first course of bricks cut at an angle

Detailed look of engraved stone number
 

Detailed look of engraved stone number

Left side of the brick mailbox
 

Left side of brick mailbox

 

STEP 4 Brick Arch and Finishing Touches

Start arch using stones
 

Start arch using stones

Combine stone and mortar to support arch
 

Combine stone and mortar to support arch

Very last brick for the brick mailbox
 

Very last brick for the brick mailbox

Detail of last brick
 

Detail of last brick

Detailed look of the engraved stone number
 

Detailed look of the engraved stone number

Close up of brick mailbox before clean up
 

Close up of brick mailbox before clean up

Brick Mailbox finally done
 

Brick Mailbox finally done

Beautiful Brick Mailbox
 

Beautiful Brick Mailbox

 

 

 

Tags: Brick, Mailbox, Pictures

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