Rosewood Cigar Humidor

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Project by Dave Haynes posted 09-17-2014 08:16 PM 1881 views 7 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve been busy this summer making and selling some boxes. I decided to add this partiular one to my projects here on LJ. It’s a humidor made from Santos Rosewood sporting a Walnut top and trimmed in hard maple. The inside of course, is lined with 3/16” thick Spanish Cedar. This was the first attempt for me at making a humidor. It is NOT my design but I was pleased with the outcome.

I have this listed at my Etsy Store and if it gets a new owner, I might make another one with some different choices in the wood. All I know is that I had a bunch of fun making it and learned how to install 95° stop Brusso brass quadrant hinges in the process.

Comments are welcome.


-- Dave Haynes, Indiana,

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#1 posted 09-17-2014 08:24 PM

Beautiful work sir

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 09-17-2014 08:35 PM

Very nicely done, great detail work. Should sell without question.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#3 posted 09-17-2014 10:16 PM

Very nice work Dave, I might just take up smoking cigars just to have a reason to buy this box!

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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#4 posted 09-17-2014 11:55 PM

Work of art! You did a fantastic job on this.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#5 posted 09-17-2014 11:58 PM

Great looking humidor! I’m sure it will sell, and the new owner will be very pleased with it!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#6 posted 09-17-2014 11:59 PM

Really nice Dave.

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#7 posted 09-18-2014 12:44 AM


-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#8 posted 09-18-2014 08:37 AM

A real beauty! Hope it sells quickly

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#9 posted 09-18-2014 10:59 AM

Beautiful work, Dave!

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive --

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#10 posted 09-18-2014 02:31 PM

Wonderful Dave! I’m going to try to copy that look and hope I do half as good! .................;-j

-- Joe in Pueblo West, Colo.

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#11 posted 09-18-2014 03:44 PM

very nice, simple, and elegant.

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#12 posted 09-18-2014 05:48 PM

Yeah, looks awesome!

-- Darryl ~ Waxhaw, NC

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#13 posted 09-18-2014 07:30 PM

Thanks for all the comments guys! Just having fun and wanted to share the results.


-- Dave Haynes, Indiana,

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#14 posted 09-18-2014 07:43 PM

The box looks great. Did you have any problems with the 95° stop Brusso brass quadrant hinges.

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#15 posted 10-12-2014 04:04 AM

Love the shine on that wood.

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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