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Red Oak Humidor

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Project by Jerry posted 05-08-2016 03:35 PM 1136 views 2 times favorited 39 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a 59 count humidor made from red Oak. It’s 3/4” thick with a half inch Spanish Cedar liner. Pretty massive, heavy and solid – empty weight is 10.5 lbs. Thanks for looking and commenting. Features 3/8” box joints, a little strip of Walnut inlay in the top. Finished with Sam Maloof oil/wax on the outside, and Helmsman marine spar varnish on the inside to prevent humidity intrusion into the wood.

-- 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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ralbuck

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#1 posted 05-08-2016 04:01 PM

The ork is excellent.

-- just rjR

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Jerry

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#2 posted 05-08-2016 04:20 PM



The ork is excellent.

- ralbuck


Thank 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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#3 posted 05-08-2016 04:24 PM

It realy looks sturdy. I just googled the word ‘humidor’ because I wasn’t familliar with that word. So it’s a box or room for tobacco storage to dry, if I correctly understood?

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 05-08-2016 04:44 PM

That is a well built humidor.
Those box joint look tight, the finish is beautiful, and the shape is appropriate.

Is this a gift or do you use it?

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#5 posted 05-08-2016 04:51 PM

Jerry – another project well done ! :-))

-- BOVILEXIA: The urge to moo at cows from a moving vehicle.

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Jerry

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#6 posted 05-08-2016 06:09 PM



It realy looks sturdy. I just googled the word humidor because I wasn t familliar with that word. So it s a box or room for tobacco storage to dry, if I correctly understood?

- majuvla


Thanks Ivan. A humidor is for storing cigars in. They are typically lined with Spanish Cedar because it can absorb a high amount of moisture. Cigars are best preserved when they are kept at about 70% humidity. The Spanish Cedar liner also serves the purpose of preventing the larva of the tobacco worm (which is present in all cigars) from hatching and eating the cigars.

-- 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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Jerry

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#7 posted 05-08-2016 06:12 PM



That is a well built humidor.
Those box joint look tight, the finish is beautiful, and the shape is appropriate.

Is this a gift or do you use it?

- oldnovice

Thanks my friend. I am gearing up for a gallery showing in Canon beach, OR this november. This humidor and others will be for sale in my Etsy store and at the gallery showing.

-- 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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Jerry

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#8 posted 05-08-2016 06:13 PM



Jerry – another project well done ! :-))

- Jimbo4

Thanks again for your kind words!

-- 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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#9 posted 05-08-2016 07:01 PM

Great looking box, nice tight joints. Hey I thought smoking was unhealthy? LOL!

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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helluvawreck

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#10 posted 05-08-2016 07:21 PM

Jerry, this is a very nice piece of work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Jerry

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#11 posted 05-08-2016 07:22 PM



Great looking box, nice tight joints. Hey I thought smoking was unhealthy? LOL!

- Andre

Thanks Andre. Yeah, I don’t smoke!!! I just build humidors for those that do :-)

-- 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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Jerry

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#12 posted 05-08-2016 07:22 PM



Jerry, this is a very nice piece of work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

- helluvawreck

Thanks very much Charles, much appreciated!

-- 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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#13 posted 05-08-2016 08:15 PM

realy nice work,Jerry…grill is better without smoking ,lol…have a nice day

-- bambi

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Jerry

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#14 posted 05-08-2016 08:55 PM



realy nice work,Jerry…grill is better without smoking ,lol…have a nice day

- ZAGREB

Thanks Maryjan, much appreciated!

-- 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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#15 posted 05-08-2016 09:53 PM

Jerry, good job on the humidor, I love what you did with the partitions inside, great choice of wood thickness all around , how big is a 32 count box ?

-- Ken from Ontario, Canada

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