Pipe Racks

Almost as collectable as pipes, pipe racks are treasured for their beauty and functionality. After all, you have spent all this time amassing the perfect collection; you might as well showcase them to the envy of all your friends! TobaccoPlace.Net insists that a true collector must display his pipes for…

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Pouches

Leather pouches have been used for centuries to transport tobacco! This rich tradition continues today with a wide selection of shapes and styles of practical and lovely pouches and cases to protect and compact your smoking essentials. TobaccoPlace.Net recommends good leather pouches for your portable tobacco and accessories. I asked…

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Pipe Makers

Below is information concerning a few of the more popular pipe manufacturers of both past and present. These manufacturers produce or have produced some of the most collectable pipes today Ardor: The Ardor Pipe was first carved in 1911 when the four Rovera brothers (Frederico, Carlo, Cornello, and Franscesco) of…

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Common Pipe Shapes

Here is a listing of some of the more common pipe shapes and styles. Apple: A true classic pipe shape with a round or spherical bowl. Straight: Bent: Squat: A shorter version of an apple shape. Author: This classic shape has a squat apple bowl with a wide stem and…

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Common Pipe Terms

Amber: A petrified pine resin used in the 1800’s as a source for mouthpieces and stems. Bit: The end of the mouthpiece that goes in the mouth. Saddlebit: A stem that radically decreases in thickness to a slimmer bit. Tapered Bit: A stem that slowly tapers throughout the length to…

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Caring for Your Pipe

Proper cleaning and care for your pipe is vital to optimal performance and enjoyment. If you do not maintain your pipe it can lead to foul odor, bad taste, and even to burn out and/or cracking. Many pipe enthusiasts find pipe maintenance relaxing and actually look forward to it. Mark…

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Selecting a Pipe

Many people are intimidated by the prospect of buying a pipe for someone else or even themselves if it is their first. Although this trepidation is understandable, you can find a great pipe that either you or your loved one will enjoy for years by looking for a few key…

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Pipe Styles

Pipes come in such a wide variety of shapes and styles that it is easy to be overwhelmed at first. When you take a closer look at all the pipes in any pipe shop you can start to see different groupings that begin to categorize all the options available to…

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Meerschaum Pipes

Meerschaum is a soft stone that is mined within a 4 mile radius of Eskishir Turkey. Meerschaum actually is a German word meaning sea foam to describe how deposits would break off of the sea floor and drift onto shore to be gathered and carved into jewelry, statuettes, or whatnot.…

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Peter Stokkebye Tins

Peter Stokkebye has been making great pipe tobacco for over 25 years. Schooled in the Danish Tradition, his products have been popular and universal. Chances are if you have been smoking a while you have sampled some of his selections! TobaccoPlace.Net says that Peter Stokkebye is one of the nicest…

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