Humidor for a friend

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Project by HumidorMinister posted 07-02-2012 12:32 AM 3048 views 21 times favorited 45 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a recent humidor I built for a friend of mine. it’s made of Honduras Rosewood, Maple burl, Walnut & Spanish Cedar. The finish is an automotive clear coat. Please enjoy.

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#1 posted 07-02-2012 12:37 AM

WOOOW that is a spectacular humidor,so beautiful with amazing wood and fantastic workmanship. wow.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 07-02-2012 12:42 AM

An amazing piece of craftsmanship and the finish is as good as it gets.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#3 posted 07-02-2012 01:06 AM

Very, very nice work. Great design as well. Super choice of woods. One of the nicest humidors I’ve seen in a long time. My compliments.

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

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#4 posted 07-02-2012 01:10 AM

Beautiful work and the high gloss finish is as good as it gets.

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#5 posted 07-02-2012 01:23 AM

This is lovely.
The burls are perfectly chosen and positioned, the inlays are excellent and the finish speaks very well for itself.

Is the corner inlay laid in quite thick before the corner is shaped or is it marquetry or the tricky curved veneer inlay? What ever it is it really adds to the difficulty level and the respect level from where I’m sitting.

Five stars!

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

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#6 posted 07-02-2012 01:46 AM

That’s what where talking about, WOW! Great style and beauty, the skill set list is very long here with artistic flair beyond compare, One fantastic piece, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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#7 posted 07-02-2012 02:02 AM

Must be a very , very good friend : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#8 posted 07-02-2012 02:18 AM

Oh wow….oh wow…..oh wow….we are in the presence of greatness. Stunning..

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#9 posted 07-02-2012 02:31 AM

That is one handsome humidor !

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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#10 posted 07-02-2012 03:49 AM

Nice to see you posting your beautiful humidors here Bill. They are always top notch and the folks here are Lumber Jocks will be delighted to view.

-- Randy, Oakdale, Ca.

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#11 posted 07-02-2012 04:13 AM

Outstanding, thanks for sharing your excellent work.

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#12 posted 07-02-2012 04:17 AM


-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#13 posted 07-02-2012 05:04 AM

This is an amazing piece! I so impressed with the skills people share on lumberjocks. I’m amazed everyday!!

Your talent is so impressive can you post more often?

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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#14 posted 07-02-2012 05:11 AM

That is sweet!!!! The corner inlays are beautiful…

-- Ken

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#15 posted 07-02-2012 08:26 AM

Nice! I like how you did the tray also.

-- Woodworking for the hobbyist woodworker.

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