The Poker

by Micah Redmond
The PokerThe poker is an old shape and one of the most enduring. Its popularity has persisted throughout the years due to its simplicity of form and excellent functionality. Many variations on this shape have been made throughout the years, from the…

Famous Pipe Smokers: Frosty the Snowman

by Micah Redmond
Frosty the SnowmanA big part of the Christmas holiday season are songs and movies that most of us started watching when we were kids. Many of these songs and movies have been popular for generations and have been a big part of many families' holiday…

From A Bygone Era: Pipes & Tobacco For Christmas

by Micah Redmond
Pipes & Tobacco For ChristmasA few weeks ago I posted an article about the role of sports in pipe and tobacco advertising. I found a lot of fairly entertaining and interesting advertisements from an era when mainstream social attitudes toward smoking…

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…