Custom Column Mailboxes

It is always our pleasure to peruse the internet and share our discoveries with you. This week we have compiled custom residential mailboxes from the finest masons across the country.

 

Each image is linked to its source and contains a description that includes advisories if the design would have to be modified to comply with NE Texas column mailbox regulations.

 

We sincerely hope these inspiring ideas will help you better determine the type of column mailbox you want on your property.

Flat Top and Modified Flat Top Column Mailbox Ideas (Click on image for full-size view)

Brick Artistry from Intra Masonry
Brick Artistry from Intra Masonry

The Masons at intramasonry.com in Macomb Michigan are truly inspirational. This is the first of seven column mailbox designs we appreciate from this talented group of people!

Intricate Brick Patterning
Intricate Brick Patterning

Once again Intramasonry in Macomb Michigan has surpassed themselves. Their subtle juxtapositioning of brick into pleasing architectural column mailbox shapes is something we admire.

AE-Intra Masonry dot com BIRDHOUSE Michigan MODIFIED.PNG
AE-Intra Masonry dot com BIRDHOUSE Michigan MODIFIED.PNG

Once again Intra Masonry from Macomb Michigan impresses with this alternative shaped roof cap in a bird house column mailbox design. An interesting diversion from both a flat top and arch top mailbox.

Brick Artistry from Intra Masonry
Brick Artistry from Intra Masonry

The Masons at intramasonry.com in Macomb Michigan are truly inspirational. This is the first of seven column mailbox designs we appreciate from this talented group of people!

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Arch Top Column Mailbox Designs (Click on image for full-size view)

Column Mailbox w Recessed Layers
Column Mailbox w Recessed Layers

This brick column mailbox design is featured at Brick Doctor - a reputable masonry company who, like us, assists web browsers with mailbox design, mailbox repair, and mailbox ideas.

The Mailkeeper Column Insert
The Mailkeeper Column Insert

These lovely mailbox inserts can be found at Mailkeeper. They feature bronze, gold, and silver finishes, front and rear access and are constructed from rust-free cast aluminum for longevity. We think they are an attractive column mailbox idea!

Planter Mailbox by Plano
Planter Mailbox by Plano

Plano Column Mailboxes is proud of this planter mailbox. This column mailbox idea can be modified to create a platform that can accommodate house lighting, flags, and more. Visit our article about Dual Purpose Column Mailboxes to learn more. (Use Link Below).

Column Mailbox w Recessed Layers
Column Mailbox w Recessed Layers

This brick column mailbox design is featured at Brick Doctor - a reputable masonry company who, like us, assists web browsers with mailbox design, mailbox repair, and mailbox ideas.

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Locating Column Mailbox Ideas

How do we find so many great residential mailbox ideas? We peruse the internet in research mode:

 

  1. We search "Google Images" using the following terms:

 

       a) Column Mailbox Designs

       b) Column Mailbox Ideas

       c) Brick Column Mailboxes

       d) Stone Column Mailboxes

 

2.   We use the search function on Pinterest, Google+, and Twitter utilizing the same search terms.

 

3.   We sometimes go to YouTube to see what masons are up to. If we see something we like, we visit their main webpage.

 

4.   Facebook sometimes comes up with interesting results when searching for all things masonry. Give it a try!

Customization Explained

Although every column mailbox is personalized to accommodate the varying options in brick, stone, or stucco; modifications to the base design, although seldom expensive, constitute a customized mailbox. For example, most column mailboxes have these things in common: 1) They are either Arched or Flat Topped, 2) They are comprised of horizontally stacked stone or brick, 3) Natural-colored mortar is used.

Examples of Column Mailbox Customization

Modified Shapes that require additional cutting 

Artistic Brick or Stone Placement (time).

Recessed Address Plaques (front or side)

Additional Components

(Planters - Retaining Walls)

Amended Roof Shapes

Lighting or Specialized

Column Caps