toolbox humidor

Discussion in 'Humidor Forum' started by Asel.mike, Dec 27, 2011.

  1. Asel.mike

    Asel.mike Professional nerd

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    Next up is the sides
     
  2. souldog

    souldog OG Post-Whorer since 2008 bitches...

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    How are you going to fix the seal issue?
     
  3. rbbrock

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    From the photo it looks like there's a pretty good flange around the front and sides of the opening. I imagine the OP has already got a plan or he wouldn't be starting yet, but if it were me I would try running a bead of silicone around it to seal when the lid overlaps the flange. I'm not sure about the hinge, but then again I don't know how much humidity would really escape through there either, it could be tight enough.

    To the OP: This is a cool idea! Are you planning to put in any dividers or separations of any kind?
     
  4. Asel.mike

    Asel.mike Professional nerd

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    im still lining the rest of the box with spanish cedar. The cedar around the joints will be beveled to fit snugly together
     
  5. Petthefish

    Petthefish New Member

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    cool idea it would be great to see how it all comes together rp
     
  6. JHolmes763

    JHolmes763 Drinkin' the koolaid

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    You need a fairly airtight seal in order to hold humidity. Is this box going to provide that?
     
  7. _Deon_

    _Deon_ Smoke Em If You Got Em

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    Great idea, how many sticks do you estimate it will hold? What are you going to use to hold the cedar to the sides?
     
  8. Light this!

    Light this! Licensed to Kill

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    Do you think the metal will have a huge affect on the temp - too cold or too hot?
     
  9. Asel.mike

    Asel.mike Professional nerd

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    The sides were dado-ed to interlock with the top.

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    Better view of the dado and bevel.

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    The top is dado-ed in reverse of the bottom and the fit is very snug.

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    That spanish cedar saw dust kicked my butt!!! I had to pull out the dust mask and gloves for this stuff.
     
  10. chiefmd

    chiefmd Bone Fixer

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    With that skill why not just try a cabinet humidor :)
     
  11. Big B

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    Looks good, that would be a good way to hide sticks away from the wife.
     
  12. rbbrock

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    That looks great! Very nice work.
     
  13. ilikefishes

    ilikefishes Active Member

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    Yeah, it is actually toxic. I did not realize this until I had built several humidors. You should definitely wear a dust mask.
     
  14. broblues

    broblues planning and plotting

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    Great job on the corners and the overlapping top and bottom. Nicely done! I hope my seals are as nice when I finish mine.
     
  15. souldog

    souldog OG Post-Whorer since 2008 bitches...

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    Oh GREAT, now another order I'll have to make with you!! :p
     
  16. Asel.mike

    Asel.mike Professional nerd

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    hahahahahah sorry souldog. One thing at a time. Your ash tray should be there tomorrow unless the USPS lady is a dirty liar.
    I'm glad you like it.


    My seals SEEM tight. After I get some humidification in this guy we will really see. If its not up to par, I'll put in a foam weather seal and call it done.
     
  17. 4cbln3

    4cbln3 WTF are skin tags?!

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    I'm waiting for the JOBOX project!

    That's a cool idea to keep the cigar fascination alive and kickin'. Never thought of a tool box.
     
  18. CBoukal

    CBoukal Long time Newbie

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    I love this, you guys have mad skills and some cool idea's that's for sure
     
  19. 2K6TBSS

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    That looks great! After seeing your skills, I can't wait to see what you do with the ashtray I have on order...

    ETA - Are you going to be building any trays for the tool box?
     
  20. CBoukal

    CBoukal Long time Newbie

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    WOW!! that would be a ton of Cigars
     

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