Humidor (or 12!)

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Project by Ryan Shervill posted 12-18-2007 05:24 PM 4086 views 7 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My last big Christmas order….the first 12 of a ltd. edition (of 100)
Curly maple with walnut and quarry stone inlay.

-- Want to see me completely transform a house? Look here:

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#1 posted 12-18-2007 05:31 PM

ha. I thought they were your steps and thought WOW.. now those are stairs!!!! )

beautiful boxes. The design reminds me of a ribbon wrapping up a gift.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#2 posted 12-18-2007 05:40 PM

Beautiful! Makes me want a humidor, and then to fill it!

-- Living on the square...

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#3 posted 12-18-2007 05:46 PM

These are great!

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

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#4 posted 12-18-2007 06:03 PM

Ms Debbie i was thinking the same thing , that design would look great on a set of stairs.

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

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#5 posted 12-18-2007 08:13 PM

Whoa! Production run.

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#6 posted 12-18-2007 09:10 PM

nice!!! does eac h one get easier???

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#7 posted 12-18-2007 09:43 PM

Wow a third time.

I’m curious with something like this… do you cut 12 lids, cut 12 each of the 4 sides, cut the 12 bottoms, etc in stages like that or do you really approach each one seperately as an individual project. Production runs of each piece would be more efficient I would think, but would certainly be more monotinous.

Great stuff.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#8 posted 12-18-2007 09:52 PM

The boxes are all built one at a time….but at the same time :) Because all of the lids are bookmatched, and all of the bodies have the grain wrap around all four corners continuouslly, I cant do a “true” production run….but because theyare all the same, machine setups are universal, and that saves a bunch of time.

Thanks everyone.

-- Want to see me completely transform a house? Look here:

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#9 posted 12-19-2007 02:48 AM

As humidors go, yours are smokin’ Ryan…. Great work.

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#10 posted 12-19-2007 10:39 AM

These are beautiful humidors Ryan. I’ve always thought there must be a good market in humidors. Because guys that smoke nice cigars usually have a bit of money to spend… Nice work

-- Kaleo ,

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#11 posted 12-19-2007 12:29 PM

I just got an idea. I sell quite a few Humidors on my website each year. I’ve been getting them from Reed & Barton – but I wonder why I couldn’t try making my own. Of course 100 might be a few too many – as Clint Eastwood once said “a man’s got to know his limits”.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#12 posted 12-19-2007 03:18 PM

Man those are nice. I really like the detail. What amazes me about boxes is that most people look at boxes and think how hard can that be. Well, try it.

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#13 posted 12-19-2007 11:27 PM

Boy you have been busy.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#14 posted 12-21-2007 12:30 PM

I like the contrasting splines in the miters. Nice touch. (Almost) makes me want to take up smoking again.

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#15 posted 08-10-2008 09:36 PM

*these are greatgreat work*

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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