Crating and Shipping Stone Sculptures

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.  

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 Ships Freight Any Day of the Week

Two pallets on Tuesday Discover Goodwill online auction furniture to the left; US Air Force Academy footlocker to the right. Very diverse freight shipments today. Front lobby is empty and ready for more. What will come thru the front door next?    

Custom-made Boxes and Crates

Pak Mail builds custom corrugated boxes & wood crates Mailbox customer looks at the large corrugated box being prepared for a grandfather clock and says, “Now that’s a big box!” Another private mailbox renter comments on a very large (80″ tall) wood crate, “I

Pak Mail Is Open President’s Day

UPS, FedEx, DHL and freight carriers are operating February 19 President’s Day packing and shipping options: Pak Mail is open President’s Day, February 19. UPS, FedEx, DHL and freight carriers are following normal hours for delivery and pickup. The Post Office (USPS) is closed.

Shipping Large & Awkward Equipment

Pak Mail makes it easy to pack & ship large items This elliptical exercise machine shipped after the July 4th holiday. Steps for packing a large item like this include: Attach the machine to a sturdy pallet with braces under the legs to keep

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 – Busy Season – Part 3

Camping season is upon us What do these projects have in common? Camping. One is a van conversion kit from Wayfarer Vans; the other is family camping gear for a small move. Enjoy your summer!              

Pak Mail – Busy Season – Part 2

Furniture shipping This is the only photo of this project; it was packed and out the back door – one, two three. The table and six chairs were purchased at Consign and Design, a fantastic shop on Garden of the Gods Rd, down the

Pak Mail – Shipping, Shipping, and More Shipping

Busy season for packing and shipping Being inundated with packing and shipping projects – believe it or not – is a fun challenge. Last week the guys picked up gallery items and household goods, quoted walk-in freight shipments,  packed everything securely, and shipped with