Wounded EOD Warrior Humidor

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Project by Mikesawdust posted 943 days ago 1858 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was requested for a wounded in action Marine EOD tech by his brother, I was happy to ablige. I have not completed the inside, it will include a small shadow box with his medals including the purple heart. I tried to pick my best figured walnut I had for the case, and the lift is made of two peices of bloodwood. The badge on top is the same I normally make but I’m going to also add a laser engraving of the “buzzard bomb and pick design” I’m having that tested now to see if it will engrave correctly (if not I’ll handmake one for the shadow box inside. When I finish the inside I will add pictures.)

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#1 posted 943 days ago

This is a most unique box and for a great cause .

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 943 days ago

Nicely done.

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#3 posted 943 days ago

Excellent work, looks teriffic!


-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#4 posted 943 days ago

Your work – especially the emblems – is fabulous! And for a very worthy cause.

-- Rod ~ There's never enough time to finish a project, but there's always time to start another one.

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#5 posted 943 days ago

Just gorgeous….love the figure in the walnut you used! The finish really brings it to life :)

-- Heidi :) “The only source of knowledge is experience”

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#6 posted 943 days ago

I’ve made a few nice humidors, but yours looks super!

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#7 posted 942 days ago

Thanks for looking and the comments. This site can definately keep me humble as I look at the projects that others post in amazement at the skills I have yet to learn. I hope I can one day reach half as high as some of the woodworkers that grace these pages daily.

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#8 posted 942 days ago

Incredible. It will be treasured.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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