From a Bygone Era: Sports in Pipe & Tobacco Advertising

by Micah Redmond
From a Bygone Era: Sports in Pipe & Tobacco AdvertisingEvery year, as summer gives way to autumn we find ourselves in the part of the year in which sports fans rejoice. The  Major League Baseball season is wrapping up with the playoffs and…

Inspired by Classics: Clay Pipes and the BriarWorks Cutty and Belge

by Micah Redmond
Inspired by Classics: Clay Pipes and the BriarWorks Cutty and BelgeThe BriarWorks Classic line are pipes inspired by shapes that have been favorites of pipe smokers for generations. Many of the the early pipe shape designs function well as tools and…

West Coast Pipe Show

by Micah Redmond & Pete Prevost
West Coast Pipe ShowPete and Micah just returned from the West Coast Pipe Show in Las Vegas and for those that have never attended we highly recommend it. The show organizers do a great job of putting together an enjoyable show that features handmade…

Stem Material

by Micah Redmond
Stem MaterialAs with all things pipes there are many different options and preferences when it comes to stem material. Many materials have been used over the years including horn, bakelite, amber, and others but the most common materials are ebonite/…
Pipe Design Concepts: The Notch

Pipe Design Concepts: The Notch

by Micah Redmond & Pete Prevost
Explaining the NotchWith a few exceptions, the drilling in pipes are a series of connected, straight holes whether the pipe is straight or bent. This can pose some challenges in pipes that are significantly bent. The obvious necessity of making sure…