We can rebuild him

Another trip down memory lane with another 1998 pipe donation needing some work.  This pipe, which I informally dubbed the Marlowe after a certain PI, was one of the most difficult things I’d tried at the time, though looking at it now it’s a terribly clunky thing – To my Read more…

Reworking the flashback

Very recently, I’ve gotten my hands on a small treasure trove of my older work which I’ll be cleaning up and selling in order to raise funds to help pay for my wife’s cancer surgery.  It’s been a fascinating trip down memory lane, particularly in regard to the oldest pipes Read more…

Repairing a Delrin Tenon

I recently did a repair job on one of our Ligne Bretagne tenons, replacing one that the owner had melted with a new one, and I thought it might be worth photographing to show the process involved in even such a simple repair as a tenon replacement.  This is an Read more…