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Lumberjerks pipes
or at least MaFe’s.

Had a few pipe blanks standing on the workbench for a while, got them for a fair price last year and so the collected dust in the shop. It was the prefabricated type.
Wednesday I looked at them I figured it was time to send some smoke signals.
Always put a challenge in my projects, this one was that they should be; sensitive, elegant, masculine and with traces of the tools that made them – woodworkers pipes.
Tools, sanding to grit 1000, bruyére, wood dye different colors, oil, wax, patine wax and all that jazz.

Pictures:
1. The pipe basket on my workbench.
2. Four MaFe pipes, the second from top was made last year.
3. Different view.
4. In front one of the prefabricated blanks.
5. Rough details, high gloss finish.
6. Pipes and tools, how can I not love this.

Here another of my pipes: http://lumberjocks.com/projects/87495

The history of smoking:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_smoking

Hope this can bring some inspiration, who knows, perhaps even smoke signals.

Best thoughts,

MaFe

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.





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grizzman

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#1 posted 197 days ago

howdy mads, great collection of pipes , the wood on them is so beautiful, but here is a challenge from me to you, make a proper piece that will let you display your pipes and also lets to see them clearly and make your choice of the day…in fact, i triple dog dare ya….lol….

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Roger

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#2 posted 197 days ago

I’ve always wondered why a wooden pipe doesn’t just burn up.. ???

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Don W

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#3 posted 197 days ago

+1 to the grizz’s challenge.

They look great.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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mafe

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#4 posted 197 days ago

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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mafe

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#5 posted 197 days ago

My pipe just got shown at the Gallery of the Danish pipe company P. E. Hermann, I broke the tip and had to make a new, in that way he saw a picture of it and asked if he could put it on the site, I was happy and proud to say yes.
http://shop.hermanns.dk/group.asp?group=352
He sells also international.

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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Dutchy

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#6 posted 197 days ago

Ucgh, ugh, nice to see.

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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tyvekboy

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#7 posted 197 days ago

Mafe … you have way too many pipes and I donʻt have enough. lol

Great collection. Nice carved pipes.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA

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doubleDD

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#8 posted 197 days ago

Your pipes are a great display of work. A few more and you can build a organ. LOL.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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Philip

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#9 posted 197 days ago

Nice pipes. An organ, haha!

-- If you can dream it, I can do it!

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lew

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#10 posted 197 days ago

Pipes are so Cool, Mafe!

This past weekend, we stopped into a local pipe shop- love the aroma- and I was looking at the craftsmanship of this young man

http://www.boswellpipes.com/

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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stefang

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#11 posted 197 days ago

These look great Mads, now how about a double bowl model?

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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489tad

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#12 posted 197 days ago

I say let the dog pick the pipe of the day.

Nice collection.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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helluvawreck

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#13 posted 197 days ago

That’s a beautiful collection of pipes, Mads. I use to smoke a pipe back in my college days and really enjoyed it. I don’t know where my pipes went to. You do very nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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lanwater

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#14 posted 197 days ago

That’s quite a display Mafe! They look great.
Nice assortment of wood colors.

I think I spotted one of your pipes on Hermann website. He has some weird one too :)

Well done.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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Diggerjacks

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#15 posted 196 days ago

Hello mafe

They look great.

I don’t smoke but you have done an excellent work on these pipes

How many time did you need tio make a pipe ?

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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