Hey everyone, My name is Andrew and I'm a man. I'm glad to join your ranks here and share in the pursuit of manliness. It truly is an art (though I think that art came a lot more easy to those men in…Continue
"I can definitely attest to that. It took me making and remaking several pipes before I felt comfortable showing anyone my work. But try your hand at it! It is time consuming, but very rewarding... even if your pipe comes out fairly misshapen!"
"That's Mark Tinsky's company. I have several of his pipes (great smokers by the way). I have never bought his pipe kits however - when I tried my hand at it a number of years ago now, I bought all of my supplies from Stemco-Pimo out of…"
"From what I've seen, the guys who are real methodical produce about 100-200 a year if they are full-time makers, but their pipes sell for $200-2000+. Other guys who make more basic shapes and work in teams are able to create up to 1,000-1,500 a…"
"I love my light-weight bent billiard, but as I make more pipes, I'm finding that my list of shapes I enjoy is growing.
I'm still refining my taste and trying new tobaccos. I honestly know more about pipe-shaping than tobaccos.…"
"My first few sales have all been custom orders and I love to do them, but your particular order might be a big more difficult.
Briar is one of the densest woods available and is extremely hard to carve well. That would mean I would have…"
"Beautiful. My favorite smoker and oldest pipe is exactly like your "Distinguished Mans' Pipe". I paid 65 dollars for it retail, about 15 years ago, so I think your prices are pretty well in line.
I just might have to…"
"Hey guys--really, thanks for the encouragement. I'm just your average guy who has developed a great appreciation for the craft of making pipes.
I'll post from time-to-time when there's new stuff. This will be my only stock for…"
Hey everyone! It has been a while since i have been on here. I am Devin, i am married and have a daughter. My daughter Ivy was born on tuesday (5/23/17) 5 weeks early and rushed to the NICU.I decided to come back because I now have the time. And have found that this site has great wealth of knowledge and support. So hello from the NICU!DevinSee More
"I have a big sweet tooth but I found chewing gum helps. Also, try listening to your body instead of resisting. E.g if I crave something sweet, I have an apple or other fruit. Satisfies the sweet urge.
Can't help you with drinks... I drink…"
Greetings gentlemen !After a year or so of just reading the articles, I finally have decided to join this great community.My name - ok... last name - is Kochak. I'm a 22 years old designer, bass player, nerd, and a proud brazilian ( Corruption! Hooray !!! )As you can see, I also have a quite strange sense of humour...Well, that's it for now... Grato desde já,KochakSee More
Any thoughts on how President Trump totally dissed Press Secretary Spicer on the recent trip?Situation was the formal Presidential audience with the Pope.Sean Spicer, who is Catholic, somehow didn't get included in the official Presidential Party.BUT, lower-ranking personnel on the White House communications staff were included.The "official word" was that the Vatican limits the number of persons in an official party.BUT, the Vatican has waived that limit, if requested, to allow catholics on…See More
"My take on how the current administration views "Globalism" is this: So long as the old man and his sons make money off the 1%, and his son-in-law makes money off the bottom 50%, it's all good--for them."