Humidor Retirement Gift

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Project by MSG posted 02-22-2019 04:20 PM 1034 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

When my cigar smoking friend announced his retirement , I knew I wanted to gift him a humidor. I made it out of curly maple and Spanish cedar. I used turquoise inlace for his initials. The hinges are Soss 204 hidden hinges. I constructed the box with through dovetails and finished with semi gloss lacquer . It is 14 1/2 ” wide, X 7 1/2” height X 10 1/2 ” deep. Thanks to Kings Fine Woodworking for the plans.

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#1 posted 02-22-2019 07:52 PM

What a great gift, well done too! great job!

-- Tony S. Arru, Connecticut

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#2 posted 02-22-2019 09:47 PM

Very Nice Project & Well Done MSG!

-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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#3 posted 02-23-2019 01:18 AM

Thank you TonyArru and Richard.

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#4 posted 02-23-2019 03:20 AM

Very nice work.

-- Tom D

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#5 posted 02-23-2019 05:18 AM

Thank you tomd!

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#6 posted 02-23-2019 01:06 PM

Very nice!

-- Petey

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#7 posted 02-23-2019 01:30 PM

beautiful work. nicely constructed. The inlaid initials are a nice touch.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#8 posted 02-23-2019 03:32 PM

what a great gift, it’s beautiful wood and fine workmanship is sure to be a wow moment when he receives his wonderful humidor.


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#9 posted 02-23-2019 08:01 PM

Nice looking humidor well crafted and the curly maple makes it even better. I’ll bet your friend was really pleased with it.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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