Humidor / Double-Double Dovetail

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Project by odie posted 10-10-2009 01:59 AM 4784 views 3 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Someone showed our family a lot of generosity and kindness in a very big time of need. We had a very personal family tragedy strike us and this individual showed he was made of a lot of class. So in return I’ve put a lot of love in the construction of this humidor. I actually started my designs with humidors. The fad died down and I switched to Jewelry Boxes.

This humidor is larger than my jewelry boxes.
It is constructed of Cherry and Peruvian Walnut
and it measures 16”x11”x5”.

It was made using the Incra Jig (as usual). The sides measure 3/4” thick and the top and bottom float for expansion. The whole box is finished, inside and out, with 6 coats of sprayed on lacquer. The inside is lined with 1/4” think Spanish Cedar.

-- Odie, Confucius say, "He who laughs at one's self is BUTT of joke". (my funny blog)

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#1 posted 10-10-2009 02:00 AM

Mighty fine it is. BZ

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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#2 posted 10-10-2009 02:06 AM

reading this made think of the smell of Spanish cedar. Very precise work … flawless

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#3 posted 10-10-2009 02:16 AM

very nice Odie

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#4 posted 10-10-2009 02:26 AM

Excellent job…looks great.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#5 posted 10-10-2009 02:30 AM

Hey Odie, you done it again…...... just superb ! A very nice humidor and wonderful gift for what it sounds like a very wonderful person.
So sorry to hear about the tragedy, I hope that life is moving in a better direction for you now!

It’s great to see some of your projects again!

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks,,

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#6 posted 10-10-2009 02:37 AM

Gorgeous Odie. Beautiful work.

-- Todos los dias aprendemos algo nuevo.

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#7 posted 10-10-2009 03:21 AM

Very nice Humidor.

-- If we learn from our mistakes, I'm getting a fantastic education.

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#8 posted 10-10-2009 03:32 AM

You do good work when you’re not disrupting the website with your attempts at humor. :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#9 posted 10-10-2009 03:34 AM

Nice work

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#10 posted 10-10-2009 04:14 AM

Odie- this looks great! Beautiful work… Someday you’ll get good enough to build a humor-dor, where you can get some decent

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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#11 posted 10-10-2009 04:39 AM


A great job on the Humidor. I very nice precision job.

Sorry to hear about the family problems. Our prayers are with you and the family.

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

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#12 posted 10-10-2009 10:23 AM

Hope things are better for you and yours, Odie.
Great Work on the Humidor, my Friend.

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#13 posted 10-10-2009 01:31 PM

Beautiful box Odie, love the joints, no pun intended. My thoughts and prayers are with you and yours. Hope all is right.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#14 posted 10-10-2009 05:09 PM

amazing humidor…and the love shows!!! hope all is well…thinking of you buddy!!!


-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#15 posted 10-11-2009 12:21 AM

Our thoughts are with you during trying times. The box is beautiful as are all of your projects ( I have long sinse visited your web site)

-- RTB. stray animals are just looking for love

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