New Pipe - Paolina yellow

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Here is my new pipe, what do you think about it?

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Vern Little

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#1 posted 07-18-2011 12:55 PM

Love the pipes. You keep up the good work. Next you will be brewing beer to enjoy with your smoke.

-- Earth first, we'll drill the rest of the planets later. Vern

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#2 posted 07-18-2011 01:07 PM

Hey that’s a beauty, what type of wood is it made from?

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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#3 posted 07-18-2011 01:13 PM

Hi! It’s made from Briar, a Mediterranean shrub or small tree (Erica arborea) whose hard, woody roots are used to make tobacco pipes. You can buy Briar blocks in some pipe shop or online.

I stained the pipe with alcool based anilin red color, and then brush again with brushing paper, so the stain only get on some part of the wood.
after using the 800 paper, i used a cotton disc with Carnaruba wax to get the shiny effects.

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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 07-18-2011 01:35 PM

Very cool. You’ll have to make one for Mafe!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#5 posted 07-18-2011 04:27 PM

love your pipes; as you can see from my profile pic I enjoy a good pipe from time to time.

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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#6 posted 07-19-2011 03:17 AM

Beautiful. Put me on your list for when you start selling them. I really like this one.

-- you may only live once, but if you do it right that's all you need

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#7 posted 07-19-2011 08:35 AM

Hi bibb! I don’t feel like selling them, i just made them for hobby…
This one is a gift for a friend, but if you make me a little box like this:
I can make you a custom made pipe, what do you think? :)

I am from Italy, so the only big deal will be the shipping to USA, but if we send as a gift we don’t have to pay custom fees! Ciao,

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