Whether you want an elaborate, modern or whimsical mailbox, these simple structures are great beginning woodworking projects. They're also budget-friendly, and you can make a new mailbox in an afternoon.
Get the kids to help with painting, sanding and staining to make this a family project. They also make great gifts or fundraising items for craft shows and bazaars.
Suggested materials include plywood, MDF board, dimensional lumber and reclaimed wood.