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Project by marty99 posted 12-12-2012 12:38 AM 1487 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Small humidor I made as a Xmas gift for a neighbor. It’s made from padauk with holly dovetail detail and wenge edge trim. The inside is lined with removable spanish cedar. The finish is BLO and a semi-gloss poly.

-- Marty, PA

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#1 posted 12-12-2012 01:32 AM

Very handsome humidor !

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

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#2 posted 12-12-2012 01:42 AM

I really like this. I am about to start my first humidor, and I must say that I am a little nervous. How many cigars will this hold?

-- JoeyG ~~~

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#3 posted 12-12-2012 02:14 AM

It holds 20/25 cigars depending on size. The inside dimensions are 8×8.5.

-- Marty, PA

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#4 posted 12-12-2012 03:37 AM

Made a humidor. Way tougher than I anticipated. Nice job.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#5 posted 12-12-2012 11:42 AM

Very nice, I like it.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#6 posted 12-12-2012 06:44 PM

Really like the Dovetail detail. did you hand cut those corner jounts? or did you have a handy jig?

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#7 posted 12-12-2012 08:46 PM

Wow! Quite professional!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#8 posted 12-12-2012 08:46 PM

Enormously wonderful box.

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#9 posted 12-12-2012 10:01 PM

Fabulous box Marty!

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#10 posted 12-12-2012 10:11 PM

Awesome colors and contrast. Love it.

-- Brent,

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#11 posted 12-13-2012 02:00 AM

Darkeyce, the corners are 5/8 holly block which I glued into place and used a roundover to ease the edges.

-- Marty, PA

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#12 posted 12-14-2012 04:21 AM

Wow! This is very nice humidor, you did a great job. I really like the design and wood choices, the colors make great combination.

-- Darryl ~ Waxhaw, NC

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