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A few more travel humidors

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Project by Kade Knight posted 12-18-2013 03:07 AM 1116 views 6 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are a few more travel humidors for a client of mine. The larger ones hold 5 cigars and the smaller one holds 2 cigars. I have started using custom made terracotta humidification devices very similar to brown sugar savers. The first is a purpleheart and birdseye maple, followed by bubinga and chestnut burl, and sapele and zebrawood.





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Gary

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#1 posted 12-18-2013 03:26 AM

Nice looking boxes… humidors… What is that terracotta humidification device? Never heard of such

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

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 12-18-2013 04:55 AM

Very awesome. Great job.

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

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 12-18-2013 05:11 AM

May I ask your source for the terracotta humidification devices?

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

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#4 posted 12-18-2013 09:14 AM

Great job I really need to make some of these.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Kade Knight

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#5 posted 12-18-2013 03:58 PM

Monte, I found a nice lady on Etsy that makes brown sugar savers and she custom made these for me.

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#6 posted 12-18-2013 04:00 PM

Great boxes! Did you just use Spanish Cedar veneer on the inside, or skip it all together?

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bugz

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#7 posted 12-18-2013 04:10 PM

Great looking boxes, nice choice of woods.

-- Bob, Lewistown, Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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Kade Knight

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#8 posted 12-18-2013 05:42 PM

Supercubber, the larger humidors are lined with 1\4” Spanish cedar and the smaller is lined with 1\8” Spanish cedar

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aussiedave

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#9 posted 12-18-2013 07:37 PM

Three beautiful boxes and I really like the birds eye maple and chestnut burl on the first two boxes really beautiful.
Thanks for sharing.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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SCOTSMAN

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#10 posted 12-18-2013 07:44 PM

I like them all but if I had to choose I would maybe go for the purpleheart as I am a sucker for purpleheart.However they are all pretty well stunning you are a talented man.Funny this coming up I am about to make my wife another box for holding her paperwork jewelery etc .I have a few pieces of very red very dark wood which I was told was wenge but am not sure to be honest.Could you recommend a corner fixing/ finish I am thinking of hand dovetails but it is a while since I made them,and am a little nervous but at the same time excited yours look lovely if only my wife smoked cigars LOL.Still never too late too start I love cigars but am forbidden my wife bronwen has emphasemia and the very smell of smoke on my clothes makes her cough till she is sick. Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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hoss12992

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#11 posted 12-18-2013 08:56 PM

These are really cool. Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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RogerBean

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#12 posted 12-19-2013 10:46 AM

Nicely done.
Roger

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

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Mean_Dean

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#13 posted 12-19-2013 09:17 PM

Great looking humidors! I’m sure he’ll get a lot of use out of them—and a lot of compliments!

-- Dean

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Kade Knight

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#14 posted 12-22-2013 03:20 PM

Thanks for the kind words everyone!

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