Great little smoker

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  1. OrganizdMadman

    OrganizdMadman Member

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    Out of all my pipes, I somehow came to own a small, ugly little no-name pipe, clumsily rusticated and badly oxidized: [​IMG]
    One day, out of boredom I decided to try my hand at modifying it.
    Equipped with nothing but a thick pair of leather work gloves, and a large belt sander clamped upside-down in a vise, I got to work free-handing a cutty shape and shortening the shank: [​IMG]
    The final shape is barely 4 inches long from stem to stern, and was stained with nothing other than vintage reproduction color fountain pen ink, and polished with beeswax. This little guy has turned out to be my best smoker of the lot: [​IMG]
    It was a crazy hairbrained experiment that turned out out incredibly well!
    I was going for a "Devil Anse Hatfield" pipe. What do you think?
     
  2. snowman

    snowman Member

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    The pipe looks good.If your happy with it and it smokes good then that's all that matters.Enjoy it.
     
  3. Old Ted

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    Well done!....but does it get hot? - looks like the walls are left a little thin?
    OT
     
  4. MakDragon

    MakDragon Wizard of PSF

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    Nice job!
     
  5. OrganizdMadman

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    Thanks guys!
    The walls are thin toward the top, but are thicker where it counts. It gets a bit warm, but not too hot.
     
  6. Calvinandpipe

    Calvinandpipe Active Member

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    Wow! I wish I could send you all of my ugly pipes so you could turn them into gems!
     
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