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…"
"Were i want to get at is less the lying part and more the part were we put other people under pressure. From the business perspective it makes perfect sense to put people under pressure so they make deadlines so your projects or your company…"
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