Pipe Tobacco Reviews

By the time you read this, it’ll be too late to reliably order anything online to get to you for whichever holiday you choose. I’m sure you’ve heard of Christmas in July (I still have no idea what that means), but if one absurdity deserves another, let’s have a July in Christmas. If one thing …

Radio Talk Show

Welcome to The Pipes Magazine Radio Show Episode 378! Our featured interview tonight is with pipe maker and repairman Mark Domingues from Lone Star Briar Works. He learned pipe restoration out of necessity, buying estate pipes on eBay. After he honed his skills, and posted his before and after photos online, people just started sending their …

The Pipe Pundit

Let’s call this a Christmas story, cut in half. There are significant influences in our lives other than pipes and tobaccos, as you know. I don’t believe I just wrote that. You can probably think of many others who have inspired and motivated you during this time of giving and remembering those who have meant …

Radio Talk Show

Welcome to The Pipes Magazine Radio Show Episode 377! Our featured interview tonight is with Jim Paul & David Pitts. They are experts at repairing and restoring Vintage Dunhill Rollagas Lighters. A new one will set you back anywhere from $700 – $1,600, but refurbished ones can be had from $100 – $200 for the most …

Radio Talk Show

Welcome to The Pipes Magazine Radio Show Episode 376! We have a special episode for the long Thanksgiving week. We will have eight different interviews from the West Coast Pipe Show in Las Vegas including, Mike Murphy from the Pipe and Tamper podcast, Byron Smith, Neil Osborn, Randy Robeson, Richard Gray, Mark Berman and more. …

Merchant Service Pipe in the Bing's Favorite Shape
Radio Talk Show

Welcome to The Pipes Magazine Radio Show Episode 375! Our featured interview tonight is with Len Fogel & Greg Polla. They own MerchantServicePipes.com. They’ve re-introduced the old Merchant Service brand to the pipe smoking community. They are making beautiful and affordable versions of the iconic “Bing” shape. In the Pipe Parts segment, Brian will answer a …

Radio Talk Show

Welcome to The Pipes Magazine Radio Show Episode 374! Our featured interview tonight is with Pipe maker Carl Petruzzelli known as Olivewood Piper. Olive wood pipes are not as common as briar, but have been around for a long time. It’s a hard wood that makes it great for pipe smoking. Carl will be talking …

Bengal Slices White Review
Pipe Tobacco Reviews

I joked with a cigar appreciator friend that daylight savings time is like this: one clips an inch of the cap from the head of the cigar, affixes it to the foot and expects the smoke to last longer. Pipes on the other hand, you just keep adding a little if necessary — therefore, clearly …

Neerup Classic Pipe
The Pipe Pundit

Okay, here is the scoop, just in time for Thanksgiving and bird-carving: My opposable thumbs have become opposing digits. Imagine! In other words, after years of typing on everything from an ancient Underwood the size of a modern-day airplane carry-on bag and advancing all the way up to nano-sized smartphone keyboards, my thumbs have decided …

Radio Talk Show

Welcome to The Pipes Magazine Radio Show Episode 373! Our featured interview tonight is with Dan Locklair. Dan is a Composer-in-Residence and Professor of Music at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He is also a pipe smoker. Dan was on episode 4 back in 2012. In the Pipe Parts segment, we will have “Ask …