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Project by Matt1475 posted 07-25-2016 12:52 PM 1193 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this Walnut and soft maple humidor for a friend who is a cigar enthusiasts. The inside is lined with spanish cedar. These hinges were a first for me. They are SOSS barrel hinges, which fold inside themselves for a 100% invisible hinge when closed. I put i a hydrating sponge in the top, and my signature penny on the bottom. I put a penny in all my proje5from the year i made them as a time stamp.

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#1 posted 07-25-2016 01:49 PM

Nice box, nice angled sides and top. Splines match just fine.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 07-25-2016 07:19 PM

Very nice work!

-- Darin R. Molnar

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#3 posted 07-26-2016 02:36 AM

Nice touch using this style box as a humidor. I love cutting spanish cedar the smell lingers for days in the shop. Nice work Matt!

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#4 posted 07-26-2016 02:57 AM

Very nice – tapered sides are a definite PLUS

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#5 posted 07-26-2016 11:42 AM

That’s a beautiful humidor. My father-in-law is a cigar afficionado, and I’ve been wanting to make something like this for him. And I love the penny as a signature/time-stamp…what a cool idea!

-- "Ladies, if your husband says he'll get to it, he'll get to it. No need to remind him about it every 6 months."

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