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How to Lay Blocks for a Stone Column Mailbox

A stone column mailbox adds appeal to the front of a home. Laying blocks is the first step in building a mailbox.

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Materials

  • marking paint
  • concrete mix
  • electrical wire
  • standard plastic electrical box
  • rebar
  • mortar
  • wall ties
  • cap blocks
  • flue

Tools

  • tape measure
  • shovel
  • level
  • framing square
  • carpenter's level

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