1. Frotz

    Making pipe mud / cement

    I thought I'd follow the advice I saw in an an article that suggests that one use wood ashes instead of pipe ashes. I would pick cigar ash, but I don't have enough cigars to produce a usable amount of mud. So I gathered some wood ashes, sifted out the big chunks, and made up two disks of mud...
  2. nesta

    Pipe Mud Efficacy

    So I've got this pipe. It's a beautiful piece of work - definitely one of my two best looking pipes, if not THE best looking pipe I've got (in my estimation of things, at any rate). It's a Bjarne freehand with a plateau rim and shank, a nice matte burnt orange finish, nice flame grain, it sits...