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Project by Jerry posted 01-18-2016 08:41 PM 741 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Technically this is not a new project, it’s a completion of a box I posted recently. I decided to go ahead and make it into a humidor, so I’ve added the Spanish Cedar liner and the requisite humidifier and hygrometer. This humidor features hand cut dovetails for both the outer box and inner liner, and, of course, the Invisio-Hinge. The finish is Sam Maloof poly / oil with an outer coating of Watco satin wax.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://geraldlhunsucker.com/





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#1 posted 01-18-2016 09:11 PM

Jerry, you do better with hand cut dovetails than I do with a router. Nice conversion.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#2 posted 01-18-2016 09:34 PM

Looks great, Jerry. The dovetails really look nice.

-- Drew in Ohio -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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#3 posted 01-18-2016 10:22 PM



Jerry, you do better with hand cut dovetails than I do with a router. Nice conversion.

- doubleDD

Thanks Dave, it’s not an easy thing, and I made a whole bunch of bad ones before I got here.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://geraldlhunsucker.com/

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#4 posted 01-18-2016 10:22 PM



Looks great, Jerry. The dovetails really look nice.

- drewpy

Thanks again Drew!

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://geraldlhunsucker.com/

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#5 posted 01-19-2016 01:00 AM

Wow! 3 humidors in one day. You have been busy. And all 3 appear flawless to me.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#6 posted 01-19-2016 02:22 AM



Wow! 3 humidors in one day. You have been busy. And all 3 appear flawless to me.

- gfadvm

Thanks Andy, I always can count on you.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://geraldlhunsucker.com/

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#7 posted 01-19-2016 01:40 PM

Beautiful and elegant work, as always. Really liking that hinge

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#8 posted 01-20-2016 12:29 AM

Jerry – a very clean design, the hand cut dovetails are awesome are your inviso hinge is on my list of things to try.

Thanks for sharing.

Bill in MI

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#9 posted 01-20-2016 01:02 AM



Beautiful and elegant work, as always. Really liking that hinge

- Roger

Thanks Roger, always great to hear from you.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://geraldlhunsucker.com/

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#10 posted 01-20-2016 01:04 AM



Jerry – a very clean design, the hand cut dovetails are awesome are your inviso hinge is on my list of things to try.

Thanks for sharing.

Bill in MI

- rtbrmb

Thanks for looking and commenting Bill. When you get ready to do the hinge, I’ve got a tutorial up here.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://geraldlhunsucker.com/

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