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Old 06-09-2010, 08:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Default Cocobolo Humidor

I had some spare pieces of cocobolo I was trying to find something to do with so I came up with this. I made the frame with the spare pieces and then bought some beautiful cocobolo for the top. It is lined with Spanish cedar. It seals amazingly and holds the perfect 70% humidity for the cigars. It will hold around 25-30 cigars. I sanded it down to about 400 and then finished it with wipe-on poly. After plenty of coats of that I used some renaissance wax to put the final polish on it. I want to build a larger one now! Thanks for looking and any comments
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That is really nice looking. Great job all the way around.
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Very cool--nice job!

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Excellent. Great choice of wood. Those cigars are going to love their new home!
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Big cocobolo fan and that turned out great. What does the hardware cost (roughly?) Very nice work.....

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That's beautiful.
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great job I do not smoke but I love that humidifier
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Beautiful craftsmanship.
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That's a first class box! and a great choice of woods.
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Thanks everyone. The cost of the hardware was not too great. The barrel hinges were about $10 each and came from WC. The hydrometer was $8 and came from R. The humidification device (which is filled with little absorbent beads) was $8 and came from a local cigar shop. So cost of hardware was around $40.

The barrel hinges were nice. You just drill a hole. I have used other types of hinges on humidors but I like these the best.


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