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Blog entry by HumidorMinister posted 1769 days ago 1529 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 1769 days ago

I just love the figure of the wood.

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#2 posted 1769 days ago

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 1769 days ago

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

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#4 posted 1769 days ago

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 1768 days ago

That is a serious cigar lover.

-- I don't make mistakes, only design

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#6 posted 1768 days ago

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 1768 days ago

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 1767 days ago

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 1736 days ago

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 1732 days ago

This an amazing project plus outragiously beautiful wood.

-- Custom furniture

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#11 posted 1732 days ago

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

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

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#12 posted 751 days ago

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 500 days ago

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 283 days ago

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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