Crating and Shipping Stone Sculptures
A stone sculpture requires a heavy crate We built a sturdy wooden crate for this 400-pound Colorado Marble cougar sculpture from John Kessler. Total shipping weight of 500 pounds meant it shipped to Florida with a freight carrier.
Big or Small, There’s a Way to Ship It
Weight and dimensions determine shipping methods Pictures tell the story. Even though the packages in the first photo look “large,” they are actually small packages shipping FedEx Ground. They include a rug and some paintings from the Discover Goodwill online auction. The second and
Packing a Delicate Glass Chandelier for Shipping
Shipping furniture and delicate glass items A Pak Mail customer recently traveled to the Colorado Springs-Denver area to shop at our local household furnishings consignment shops. She came away with two tables, some paintings, and the glass chandelier pictured here. After packing the items
Pak Mail Prepares Items for Packing and Shipping
Fragility, value and shipping method determine packaging preparation Pak Mail prepares items for packing and shipping based on several factors including fragility, value, and shipping method. Packaging prep for non-fragile items like clothing or soft toys is simple: place the items in a bag
Pak Mail – Busy Season – Part 4
Building a picture crate Last week’s shipping challenges included artwork that required a wooden crate. We often build them for bronze artwork; sometimes for medical equipment. This crate was for a large, framed historic piece of art from a local gallery.
Pak Mail Ships Metal Sculpture T-Rex
Packed in a box and strapped on a pallet for freight shipping What can we ship for you today? How about a T-Rex from Camino Real in Manitou Springs? We never know what will come through the front door next. Pak Mail customers provided lots
Pak Mail Ships Bronze Artwork
Crating process for bronze artwork shipping Pak Mail ships bronze artwork for local galleries. This Jane A. Rankin bronze required a wood crate on a pallet. Wood braces are covered with a soft material, strategically placed against the bronze, and screwed to the crate. When