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Pushing & Advancing NEW Pipe Design Ideas Out to All of You – Part 2

Posted  March 26, 2014  by  David M.

This is a continuation of where we left off last week with Part 1 – which can be read here, if you need to start from the beginning. Brief intro again: If all you have been doing is looking at & only buying older estate pipes, you may be missing out. There is a massive [...]

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Pushing & Advancing NEW Pipe Design Ideas Out to All of You – Part 1

Posted  March 20, 2014  by  David M.

If all you have been doing is looking at & only buying older estate pipes, you may be missing out. There is a massive re-imagining of what pipe design is & what it can be, taking place right now. It’s pace is nothing short of amazing. It is as if a mini design explosion has [...]

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Enter the Pipe Photo Contest – Creative, Thoughtful & Fun Expressions of Pipes – $1,200 in Pipes To Win!

Posted  March 13, 2014  by  David M.

  This is a different contest fellow pipe smokers. Let’s go. Time to get creative, take some photos and win some nice pipes in the process. Anybody can win in this contest. We’re hoping it’s one of you. Only way to find out if you have some creativity is to give it a go. You [...]

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100% Proven. Reverse Calabash pipes provide a Cooler Smoke.

Posted  March 5, 2014  by  David M.

As the reverse calabash has become more and more prevalent in the past few years and we have more and more pipe smokers trying such pipes for the first time, the common questions I hear after someone has smoked these pipes are: 1. My favorite tobacco tastes dramatically different & feels as if it has [...]

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‘See Pipes Different’ Series: Project C – Michail Revyagin, Surfing The Wave Bulldog

Posted  February 19, 2014  by  David M.

TobaccoDays (TD) is committed to showing you; the pipe-maker, the pipe collector, the pipe hobbyist – the pipe world from a different perspective. Every topic covered on TD aims to make you think different. Aims to make you see different. Anything & everything that we can bundle up together and have the final outcome alter [...]

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Who is Maigurs Knets?…and why does he focus on exquisite Minutia?

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From Russia with Smoke. St. Petersburg Pipe Show 2011 – Picture Report

The Russian pipe community is going strong, both in their incredible surge of new and exciting carvers, as well as within their pipe smoking & pipe collecting community. Russia is a country that has always been in many ways...
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West Coast Pipe Show, Las Vegas 2011 – Picture Report

Sorry about the delay in getting this up here everyone. It was much more work than I anticipated, mainly because when you are in Las Vegas and living ‘Las Vegas’ hours, well…you can imagine. To give you a roug...
by David M.
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Adam Davidson – Student or Master of Yin & Yang?

We are now at the end. This is the last of the 3 interviews done in honor of the West Coast Pipe Show happening in Las Vegas this coming weekend. All of the 3 interviews and the work connected to them started more than 4 months...
by David M.
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TobaccoDays will be Live Blurbing from the West Coast Pipe Show in Las Vegas!!

Not going to the West Coast Pipe Show this weekend? Feeling a little left out? Kinda wishing you could be there? Well don’t get too upset if you can’t make it because if you like, you can now get as close to the sho...
by David M.
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Jeff Gracik of J. Alan Pipes – Arrived at the Top with time to Spare

Jeff Gracik has realized his goal of becoming a ‘top of his class’ pipe maker. The target of his one track mind has always been to perfect each and every shape in the chart and making sure he executes them as faithf...
by David M.
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Michael Parks – Stunning, Refined, Rugged Elegance

Michael Parks is one of the most talented North American pipe makers working today. His work vibrates with an aura of unique customized authenticity. He represents the classical side of pipes with a calm and confident yet very ...
by David M.
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West Coast Pipe Show, Las Vegas – 27 Days till we Light Up!

Now that our friends in Richmond have completed their always successful show, it is time to start talking about the next pipe show on all of our calendar’s, the West Coast Pipe Show in Las Vegas on November 5th & 6th. The...
by David M.
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The Stem Dictates!

In my mind, the pipe absolutely and positively, does not at all start & stop with the briar. For me the pipe starts with the briar and ends with the stem. The importance of the stem both as our main sensory/tactile connecti...
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The Curious purchase habits of the Collector

As a collector, my general pipe buying habit can be summarized as follows. I see a pipe I like, I know I want to have it and I go about the process of making it mine. Sometimes though, the pipe that I want is not available. Som...
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Intolerance is Futile

A few weeks back Erwin Van Howe, a highly respected pipe collector and fellow pipe smoker, brought to discussion the unfortunate but common issue of intolerance by some pipe smokers, towards other pipe smokers who happen to enj...
by David M.
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Time Flies – Tempus Musca

      Have you seen them? They tend to gather around when you are working on some seemingly simple task that takes forever. During the past three weeks I have unwittingly adopted many of them as house pets. I am ...
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