Cigar Humidor #2

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Project by Rick posted 07-28-2010 09:56 PM 1951 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This humidor is nearly identicle to the one I posted yesterday.

Dovetail joints for the sides. Lid and bottom tongue and groove.

Walnut sides and bottom. Birdseye Maple lid. The insides are lined with 1/4” spanish cedar. The sides of the bottom stick up into the lid 1/4” to create a seal so that air won’t want to escape.

Brusso hinges – solid brass (different brusso hinges than the other humidor I posted)

3 coats of Deft clear danish oil. 3 buffs – Tripoli, white diamond and carnauba wax.

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#1 posted 07-28-2010 11:52 PM


Well done, cool design. Love the birds eye maple.


-- Bob A in NJ

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#2 posted 07-28-2010 11:58 PM

Very nice. Love the contrasting colors. thanks for the post.

-- Charlie............Only time will tell if it was time well spent.

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#3 posted 07-29-2010 01:52 AM

Another great piece Rick. Well Done!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#4 posted 07-29-2010 02:54 AM

simple but yet elegant..i like it

-- Life is enjoyable especially when you borrow from people

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#5 posted 07-29-2010 02:57 AM

Nice! One of the many things on my to-do list. Now that I have my shop I’ll be enjoying more cigars during the winter.

-- Jim, Nebraska

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#6 posted 07-29-2010 03:09 AM

You make a fine box!

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#7 posted 07-29-2010 07:38 AM

Great design and end result.

-- Pops ~ In So Cal...

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#8 posted 07-29-2010 07:45 AM

Very nice humidor. Like th color combo and the design is great. Nice understated “handle” (lifting point?).

Keep it up.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#9 posted 08-13-2010 08:33 PM

Thanks guys. Yep, that is the lifting point.

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