Mahogany and Myrtle Burl Humidor

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Project by IsaacH posted 04-15-2013 02:20 PM 1563 views 4 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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Final Details:
Outside Demension: 12 3/4”W X 9 5/8”D X 5 1/8H
Inside Demension: 10 3/4”W X 7 5/8”D X 3 3/4”H

According to THIS capacity calculator, the capacity is approximately 100 Coronas.
Sides: 3/4” Mahogany With water based gel stain and tung oil finish. Interior sealed with shellac then lined with 1/4” Spanish Cedar
Top: 5/16” Baltic Birch Plywood with Myrtle Burl veneer with multiple coats of high gloss laquer. Interior sealed with shellac and lined with 1/8” Spanish Cedar
Bottom: 5/16” Baltic Birch Plywood with interior sealed with shellac and lined with 1/8” Spanish Cedar. Exterior is unfinished.
Two 1/4” Spanish Cedar dividers(shown) and one 1/8” divider(not shown).

Xicar Hygrometer and for now humidification will be 2 Boveda 65% packs. If they work well, I will add a Boveda holder to the lid.

-- Isaac- Decatur, GA - "Your woodworking....NOT machining parts for NASA!!!"

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#1 posted 04-15-2013 03:40 PM

This turned out great, super job.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#2 posted 04-16-2013 03:30 AM

great looking humidor. The figure of the veneer top is really nice!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#3 posted 04-16-2013 01:37 PM

Well done.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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