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Project by marquetry posted 02-08-2012 07:58 PM 2626 views 5 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a handmade humidor decorated with the marquetry art .For the decoration of the humidor we used the best veneers as ebony,teak and spanish cedar for the inside and also real mother of pearl pieces.The design of the humidor is inspired from a ancient greek pottery.This cigar humidor has the capacity to store up to 40 cigars and includes a hygrometer and humidifier an adjustable spanish cedar divider to section off your cigars.
26cm x 23cm x11cm


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#1 posted 02-08-2012 08:10 PM

As good as it gets fantastic.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 02-08-2012 08:13 PM

Wow…very nice

-- Vince

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#3 posted 02-08-2012 08:18 PM

Absolutely beautiful! Sometimes hard to beat those ancient designs!

What techniques do you use for your marquetry pieces in Greece? Last year in Athens, we visited a workshop that used double bevel techniques to produce beautiful copies of M.C. Escher’s works in marquetry.

-- Bob, Potomac, MD

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#4 posted 02-08-2012 09:53 PM

Beautiful work!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#5 posted 02-08-2012 10:45 PM

Five beautiful boxes.
I very much like each for its own reasons.
They are all excellent in design and workmanship.

Looking forward to more of your fine work.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees.

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#6 posted 02-09-2012 12:21 AM

Beautiful, the detail work is fabulous.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#7 posted 02-09-2012 03:32 AM

that is awesome !!!

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#8 posted 02-09-2012 02:07 PM

Very nice!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#9 posted 02-10-2012 12:23 AM


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

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#10 posted 02-10-2012 02:39 AM

Beautiful. Your box captures the playfulness of the vase design.

-- Mark in Va

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#11 posted 02-10-2012 01:31 PM

Very beautiful box. Everything works so well with each other…the contrasting woods, the curvy inlay…very nice. Thanks for sharing.

-- Jeff , Illinois Please...can I stay in the basement a little longer, please!

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#12 posted 02-11-2012 04:12 AM

Great piece, wonderful design

-- Norman

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#13 posted 05-12-2012 04:38 PM

Don’t know where I was…. maybe asleep at the wheel…. but sure am glad I saw these fine boxes you have created! Very impressive and beautiful. Lke Pauls said, each have there own “flavor” and are superb each to there own.

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks,,

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#14 posted 05-12-2012 11:08 PM

Wow! Very inspiring! Thank you for posting this and sharing your amazing craftsmanship!

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