Cigar box

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Project by johan posted 08-09-2010 06:06 PM 2350 views 16 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was held over a barrel by my daughter to produce these cigar boxes as gifts for a movie director and producer of a movie that she was involved in. So I decided that as I had no choice, I might as well keep it as part of my product range.

-- Johan, South Africa,

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#1 posted 08-09-2010 06:14 PM

Great looking boxes, Johan.

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

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#2 posted 08-09-2010 06:24 PM

Those are nice…

How does the hinge work?

-- Childress Woodworks

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#3 posted 08-09-2010 06:44 PM

Great looking box and nice Choice of Cigars! Would like to here more about these. Would make a great gift so I thing I might have to use your idea thx for sharing love them.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 08-09-2010 08:18 PM

very attractive

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#5 posted 08-09-2010 08:21 PM

Nice Johan. I like it.
Ok, you mentioned it so I’ve got to ask. What is this movie?

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#6 posted 08-09-2010 08:28 PM

Very nice boxes. I love the design.

-- Don - I wood work if I could. Redmond WA.

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#7 posted 08-09-2010 09:00 PM

Rick: A typically Afrikaans South African movie called “Hanna Hoekom.”

-- Johan, South Africa,

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#8 posted 08-09-2010 09:51 PM

Hanna Hoekom? You will have to translate for the rest of the world, boet!

Nice boxes! Churchhill would have loved one.

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."

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#9 posted 08-09-2010 11:01 PM

Very nice boxes! They look great.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#10 posted 08-10-2010 12:17 AM

Whoa those are awesome, I might need to make me one or two LOL

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#11 posted 08-10-2010 01:22 AM

Nice job. What holds the cutter in place on the underside of the lid?

-- Tom

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#12 posted 08-10-2010 03:20 AM

Very nice execution of a cigar box.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#13 posted 08-10-2010 03:50 AM

Beautiful little cigar box Johan, love the wood combination and construction.

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks,,

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#14 posted 08-10-2010 07:07 AM

Great boxes, they look terrific.

-- Tom D

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#15 posted 08-10-2010 07:57 AM

Thank you for the comments
Tomw;a little magnet ressesed into the lid hold the cutter in place

-- Johan, South Africa,

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