|My Japanese toolbox-style humidor.|
Also there was a real possibility The Frau might steal it and convert it into some kind of jewelry box or something.
I was lucky in the fact that it wasn't stolen, and it seemed to keep the humidity where it should be.
|The box seems to maintain humidity perfectly.|
It turns out that I can get plenty of this type of cedar through the mail from Comercial Pazos for a reasonable price.
|Strangely, the Spanish term for Spanish cedar is Brazilian cedar.|
|I use a sawblade clamped to my bench on a spacer the correct thickness to start a kerf.|
|This makes it easy for the saw to stay where it should.|
|Just a few minutes work.|
|Rinse and repeat.|
|At a minimum they'll keep the bugs out of my sock drawer.|
I edge glued them to a longer piece, then fit the whole thing in the end. This panel doesn't have to be particularly strong, because it will be captured by the pieces I'll put on the bottom and sides.
I chose not to glue any of the lining in, so that it can be removed and replaced if needed.
|Self-made Leimholz used on the ends of the box.|
The side pieces went in next. I made them so they went up about half way to where the bottom of the lid goes. The cool part about this is the till will ride on these two pieces, so the till will be no narrower than the bottom compartment when it is all finished.
|The lining in the box.|
So far I think this is a fine upgrade to this cigar box.
Next up, the till.
If you haven't seen it, check out Part I.