Monthly Archives: October 2010

>Working Together: In the pipe studio with Toku and Adam

>Here are some videos composed by of my time in the workshop with pipemakers Hiro Tokutomi and Adam Davidson. Part I And Part II Enjoy. Credit to Ted Swearington of

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>Smitten with Silver

> Handmade .925 silver band Part of the intrigue of pipes for me was the challenge of learning to do something new.  Each element of the pipe posed a unique challenge.  From the drilling of the tobacco chamber to the … Continue reading

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>2nd Annual Pipemakers’ Meetup

>Folks, as many of you know I spent the last week driving around the Carolinas and Virginia. October is the annual C.O.R.P.S. pipe show in Richmond and like last year I flew into lovely Myrtle Beach to make the trip … Continue reading

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> Another year has come and gone. Another relaxing summer season. Another jolting realization that Richmond was around the corner. Another case full of briar. Another airport. Save the last one, most of the events are welcome annual events; moments … Continue reading

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>BBQ with Low Country Pipe and Cigar

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>Visit with and tour of

>Hey folks, I arrived in South Carolina this morning to be greeted by the fine people at They are fantastic people, the premier pipe retailer in the US, and wonderful hosts. Here’s a quick video mockup/tour of their building … Continue reading

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