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Humidor another celtic knot

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Project by Peteybadboy posted 01-23-2019 11:07 AM 1312 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This Humidor was a commission. The box is 12 3/4×8 x 5 3/4 high. The sides are some of the best curly cherry I have seen. Splines & pull are Gaboon Ebony. Celtic knot is blood wood, ebony, and yellow heart. I glued those 3 in to blocks then resawed into strips about 1/8 thick. I used a pattern I created to layout all the pieces. Thanks for looking. There will be a 2nd one made for the children’s hospital auction.

-- Petey





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Ivan

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#1 posted 01-23-2019 11:40 AM

Looks like lot of various jobs and technics on that box… – extraordinary work, great details and woodworking elements.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 01-23-2019 12:32 PM

Beautifully done and spectacular cherry wood.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Notw

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#3 posted 01-23-2019 02:47 PM

that is beautiful!

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kiwilynne

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#4 posted 01-23-2019 05:57 PM

Beautiful work :)

-- Lynne, New Zealand - Crikey, Aussie is another country, Bro.

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therealSteveN

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#5 posted 01-24-2019 12:16 AM

I like that box. The Cherry is quite impressive, but everything works to make it more so. Did the person commissioning you just ask for a size, and you filled in the woods, or did they pick that combo?

Thanks for posting.

-- Think safe, be safe

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tomd

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#6 posted 01-24-2019 03:55 AM

Very nice parquetry and a great looking box. Good workmanship.

-- Tom D

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woodbutcherbynight

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#7 posted 01-24-2019 04:11 AM

Incredible!!! True work of art.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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Peteybadboy

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#8 posted 01-24-2019 02:30 PM

TherealSteven

I was asked to use the “best materials” The curly cherry I had, and was willing to use for this box. I was not given a size. btw I don’t understand when a humidor maker says the humidor is a “100” count. Cigars are different sizes, so how can you use that as a measurement? As far as the other choices for the wood , I thought the contrast would pop. I’m thinking of something like leopard wood in the future. I can make 3 more just like this with the materials I have. (at least the top)

Everyone else, thanks for looking and the comments.

-- Petey

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Richard

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#9 posted 01-25-2019 12:06 AM

Very Nice & Well Done Petey!

-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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awsum55

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#10 posted 01-25-2019 06:12 PM

Very nice, I like everything about this project. It is so beautifully done, even the sap wood adds to the eye-appeal. Congrats on the DT3

-- John D, OP, KS

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woodshaver Tony C

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#11 posted 01-26-2019 10:26 PM

Beautiful work!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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