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A Few More Tobacco Pipes

Over the last six months, I’ve been asked to make a few more tobacco pipes. These are both made of plateaux briar, which is the highest grade.  I was delighted with the birdseye figure in the churchwarden pipe in the … Continue reading

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You Know You’re Getting Better at Woodwork When…

your friends bring you small projects and you say, “Sure, I can do that.” It happened to me last weekend.  A friend brought me two wooden objects and asked if I could make something similar.   The first was a … Continue reading

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