Talking Meerschaum

Corn cobs and briars dominate the pipe market by a wide margin, but one of the most traditional materials used to make pipes is meerschaum, so I’d like to take some time to give you some information about this interesting substance, and the smoking instruments made from it. Meerschaum (which is often mistaken for ivory) […]

Breaking In a Variety of Smoking Pipes

I’ve written about new pipe break-in a number of times, but this time I’m not only going to address how to do so, but also that different pipe materials change the break-in procedure. Please remember that the following is just the personal opinion of a delusional mind; your mileage may vary. Breaking In Briar Pipes […]