Where does Mail keep inbox and sent box?

I need to sync my office machine and my laptop from time to time. I can sync the Mailboxes excepting the inbox, sentbox, and drafts (and junk), from the user/library/mail/mailboxes. Should I just sync the Mail folders, or is that likely to screw something up? Or can I find the inbox and sent boxes somewhere else and sync them separately? Both machines are running Mail v3.6, but I know some little things display differently on the two machines. Who knows how deeply those differences go...
I don't want to get involved with mac.com to do this, it's not a daily requirement.

The inbox and sent mailboxes should be in /Mail/your email account/ and the others in /Mail/Mailboxes/

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