An Awesome DIY Cigar Humidor A Guy Made For His Friend’s Wedding Present, Just Look At How Stunning It Is!

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It’s hard to decide what to buy for your buddy’s wedding present, I mean, if they don’t give you a list. A homemade cigar humidor would be a great idea. Don’t know how to make one? Don’t worry, below is a humidor project done by doitdoitdoit 

Completed pic first, like you all like it

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

Here are some of the raw materials

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

cut the oak to size

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

walnut paperbacked veneer

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

Watered down some glue to brush it on the oak boards

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

Apply some pressure to glue veneer

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

Masking tape to prevent tear-out

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

The whole thing comes together with rabbet joints

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

Top and bottoms made from maple plywood – because wood movement

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

Everything dry fit

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

gluing

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

Cutting the rabbets for edge banding, again tape to prevent tearout in thin veneer

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

Edge banding to from redwood burl

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

Also inlay for extra sexyness

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

More tape

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

rabbets for edge banding and space for inlay – all on table saw

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

gluing in the redwood

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

after inlay and redwood glued

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

sanded flush to surface

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

cut whole thing in half – dont forget the masking tape!

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

The cross section

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

cut some spanish cedar for the inside

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

routed a hole for the quadrant hinges

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

More routing – a router edge guide makes this pretty simple

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

matching halves

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

More spanish cedar box in a box

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

Everything complete

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

Lacquer finish

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

About 10 coats – lacuqer dries quick so this took only a few hours

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

After rubbing out with some 2000 grit paper and polishing compound

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

An analog guage and humidifier in place

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

an awesome DIY cigar humidor

Source: Reddit

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