Go Back   Cigar Weekly Community Forums and Discussion Groups > Smoking Post > The Cedar Room

The Cedar Room A place for cigar storage and cigar accessories discussions.

Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 08-20-2017, 07:31 AM   #1
Contributing Editor
Herf Meister
xrundog's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Central, Iowa
Posts: 9,806
Cigar Weekly Anniversary Herf Humidors

In 2005 and 2006 I did humidors for the annual Cigar Weekly herf in Reno. The first one shows early techniques and aesthetic choices. The second one, a year later, is a much better example on a style I settled on. One that I like to this day.

So, let's look at the first one:

This the Cigar Weekly 7th Anniversary Herf give away humidor. This was in 2005. I was obviously still messing around with tung oil varnish. This is a quarter sawn oak box. That makes it probably late 19th-early 20th century.

I think the original plate was damaged. This is a modern replacement.

I can tell this is a really early effort. The lid cedar is in two pieces. Once I got my hands on a good supply of Spanish cedar I quit that technique. Plus, it looks like I included some humi-tubes. A bit later I was making my own humidifiers.

This is the Cigar Weekly 8th Anniversary Herf give away humidor. Date was 1-14-2006. I attended this one. Good fun! The box is mahogany with nickel plate hardware. I had moved on from varnish to an oil finish that has a more vintage look.

The look of a nice piece of striped mahogany is really striking!

This is the original nickel plated name plate. Had the engraving done at a trophy shop.

I kept the original glass bottom and made a custom humidifier. I think the humidifier is held in place with disc magnets on the back. The magnets were something I tried various strategies with.

xrundog is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Review for Cigar weekly, Hoyo de Monterrey, Estelo anniversary edition vintage, ems double corona Briandg Cigar Reviews 3 02-15-2018 09:43 AM
New Orleans, LA: Cigar Weekly IPCPR Herf TommyBB Herf's Up!! 39 08-06-2010 06:18 AM
Special Item at the Cigar Weekly Herf HBooker Cigar Talk 19 01-09-2004 12:04 PM
Cigar Weekly Biggest Little Herf in the World neophyte Cigar Talk 6 11-27-2002 11:57 AM

All times are GMT -8. The time now is 05:38 PM.