Friday, July 26, 2013

How to Repair a Double Mailbox - Part 14 of 16 - Mailbox Trim Painted

Fig.1: Mailbox Repair
By Gary Boutin

Supplies and Tools:
Brushes, Chip, 1-1/2, 2-inch  
Gloves nitrile rubber heavy-duty
Kilz® white primer 
Paint tray with plastic liners 
Paint roller 4-inch
Paint stick (free at warehouse stores or paint stores)
Tarps, and Paper tarps

Mrs. Escarole wanted her mailbox repaired, it has fallen over and the Post Office would not deliver the mail. She lives in a rural town called Creekside, California. 

This post shows the four steps to paint the new top mailbox trim.

Step 1: Fig.1 shows upper right shows the old mailbox that needed to be repaired.
Step 2: Fig.2 shows a chip brush painting Kilz® White Primer on the raw wood. Two coats of primer will be placed before applying the final exterior white coat.
Fig.2 Priming
Step 3: Fig.3 shows the partial opened can of Kilz® white primer used on all the wooden parts of this mailbox job.
Fig.2 Kilz latex primer

Step 4: Fig.4 shows this job is finished. The latex caulking was applied at all the wood seams and the white primer was applied until a nice thick coat of paint existed on the wood trim.
Fig.3 Job done

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