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Old 05-28-2013, 10:21 PM   #1
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Custom Humidor Top/Build from scratch?

Basically I want to make a custom top lid to a cigar humidor. The only way I can see to do is it to build it from scratch, with Mahogany shell and Spanish Cedar interior.

What I'd like to do it to find a sort of "humidor blank"; as in, a professionally built humidor, with the exterior wood left untreated, unstained and/or unpainted. This way I can custom engrave, stain, and paint the tops lid to the design I want, then treat and stain the rest. Problem is I can't find an untreated/stained/painted humidor. Any idea on where I can find one?

Otherwise I'll build from scratch, which I'd prefer not to as I'm worried about problems with keeping the humidity as I'm not a professional humidor builder (though I have build furniture).

Any thoughts?
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Old 05-29-2013, 09:52 AM   #2
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What about buying a quality finished humi sand to bare wood, do what u want to it the refinish..
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Old 05-29-2013, 05:17 PM   #3
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Could work, but some have only a veneer finish. A new veneer finish might work too.
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