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by Angel and DemonProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Traditional Letterboxes
I'm about to plant my first box using velcro. Is there a best way of doing this? Does it matter which side of the velcro goes on the box?
by Warrior WomanProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Traditional Letterboxes
In my experience, the method of attachment is more important. The adhesive of Velcro will not last long especially at extremes of temperature. I’ve used small tack nails (if your surfaces permit it) to secure the ends of both sides of the Velcro. Warr...
by Don't PanicProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Traditional Letterboxes
If you are planting where you get freezing weather, you won't be able to get the box free. The velcro gets water in it and then freezes. I found a box here in NY and when I went to pull the box free the velcro ripped away from the bottom of the bench...
by FunnyMingoProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Traditional Letterboxes
If you are making a cammo bag type of letterbox, use the soft part on the area where you zip it closed. It is rough to seal the bag with the hard part.
by Angel and DemonProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: Traditional Letterboxes
Thanks, everyone, for the advice. My box is a small tin, but I'm hoping to plant on a wooden surface, so I'm going to try tacking/nailing it down. I wouldn't have thought of that, but it's a great tip.