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Mailbox: The Golden Ratio in modern form

April 11, 2016

Van & I decided to end our squabble with the USPS by putting a mailbox curb-side. image

We started with the end in mind. Here’s a box for parcels. But then we stumbled upon an idea: why not incorporate the golden mean?

Based on the US Postal requirements, which consist mostly of minimums and not exact dimensions, we arrived at our Golden Ratio Mailbox.

 

We used some old plywood with a mahogany veneer that has been stored for nearly 60 years.