Well I recently moved and have been wanting to start restoring pipes. Today I built a work bench and mounted my drill press, vice, and bench grinder to it. So the pipe resoration center is finally open for business. I also posted a pic of my first groups of pipes that I am going to restore.
"we shall have to share pipes, as good friends must at a pinch'....'I keep a treasure or two near my skin, as precious as rings to me. Here's one: my old wooden pipe. And here's another an unused one...He held up a small pipe with a wide flattened bowl, and handed it to Gimli. 'Does that settle the score between us', said Merry. 'Most noble hobbit, it leaves me deep in your debt."