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Blog entry by HumidorMinister posted 09-18-2009 10:07 PM 1594 reads 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Waterfall Bubinga humidor I’m building for a fellow BOTL (Brother Of The Leaf) All 4 sides are made using a bent lamination technique. It’ll measure 57”W x 43”H x 32”ish deep. So far this has been an incredible experience building this Humi. By next week I should have finish on the outsides complete. More to come as I progress. Please enjoy.

-- What you listen to is your business...what you hear is ours.

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#1 posted 09-18-2009 10:28 PM

I just love the figure of the wood.

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#2 posted 09-18-2009 10:57 PM

Incredible stuff. You are a very very talented, knowledgeable guy. I can’t wait to see this project finished. That grain on the panels has the most incredible depth I’ve ever seen. Stunning!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#3 posted 09-18-2009 11:44 PM

Very nice project. I wish I had that many cigars to store in it.

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#4 posted 09-18-2009 11:45 PM

wish it were mine I’d take up smoking fat cigars.Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#5 posted 09-19-2009 01:06 AM

That is a serious cigar lover.

-- I don't make mistakes, only design

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#6 posted 09-19-2009 01:22 AM

Please give us some details such as joinery of the frame and panels. Are the stiles bent laminations? are the rails beveled? Are the panels themselves bendy ply with veneer or ? Are there doors?

Any closeup joinery pics?

Thanks, looks great!


-- Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known. -Carl Sagan

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#7 posted 09-19-2009 05:24 AM

More, More, More, info please. It looks like a very exciting project. How will you line the inside, spanish cedar? Will that be bent lamination? Please keep us posted. I’d like to learn the bent lamination technique you used too…

-- Tom, Simsbury, CT

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#8 posted 09-20-2009 12:20 AM

A humidor large enough to hold all the cigars in Cuba.

-- A tree is our most intimate contact with nature. - George Nakashima

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#9 posted 10-21-2009 01:27 AM

Here is a little updated picture of my progress. I added some Gabon Ebony and got some finish on it.

-- What you listen to is your business...what you hear is ours.

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#10 posted 10-25-2009 09:31 PM

This an amazing project plus outragiously beautiful wood.

-- Custom furniture

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#11 posted 10-25-2009 09:36 PM

For love of the stogie…..very nice work….

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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#12 posted 07-02-2012 01:26 AM

You do excellent work.
That just says it all.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees.

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#13 posted 03-10-2013 06:58 PM

I just love Waterfall Bubinga. I used some of the mattress frame for the Cradle/glider that I made for my wife. (Grandmothers need a cradle too)

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-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#14 posted 10-13-2013 02:20 AM

You sir, have some serious skills!

-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain

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