2022 Texas Pipe Show Report

Bob from Tobacco Cabana showing off the Texas sized cowboy hat.

This years  Texas Pipe show started out a bit chilly  at a balmy 40 degrees.  Luckily, it warmed up into the high 50s for the day with the sunshine making […]

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Holiday Shopping Guide and Product Round Up

Since we didn’t have IPCPR (Now the PCA) this year as a tradeshow I didn’t get a chance to go sit down and interview all the people in the pipe […]

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Carve a Pipe of Arnold Schwarzenegger and He Will Smoke It And Everyone Will Talk About It

Recently, to celebrate Arnold Schwarzenegger’s 73rd birthday, Max Bogdan carved a pipe of his face.  Not just Arnold’s face mind you. It’s Arnold as Cyberdyne systems model 101 (or the […]

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A Chat with Chris Gawith of Gawith and Hoggarth

I had a chance to sit down with Chris Gawith and chat to him about his two brands, Samuel Gawith and Gawith and Hoggarth. It was an audio interview, so […]

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IPCR 2019 Update #2 What’s New in Pipes? Dunhill is back?!!?

James Foster, CST After my previous article covering the regulatory affairs in the industry and the changes to International Premium Cigar &; Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR) tradeshow, I thought a […]

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IPCPR 2019 Update #1 Regulatory Affairs and Changes to IPCPR

James Foster, CST Well, friends, it’s that time again where I’ve trekked out to Vegas for you in the summertime…  Braving the heat, strange offers from Uber drivers, and Brian […]

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Father the Flame Movie a Must See for Pipe Enthusiasts

James Foster, CST After 7 years and 6 countries we’re finally seeing a finished product that the pipe community has been anxiously waiting for. We’ve seen snippets and previews at […]

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Mystery: The Peterson System Stem That Time Forgot

James Foster, CST Mark Irwin reached out to me around the end of last year and asked if I would be interested in participating in a project.  When he mentioned […]

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Meerschaum, The Past and Present

James Foster, CST Recently on the forums, an old post got resurrected about the differences between block and pressed meerschaum and the reminder was that pressed meerschaum is rarely used these days […]

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Bisgaard Pipes Under New Ownership and Growing

James Foster, CST If you haven’t heard of Bisgaard Pipes you’re not alone. I actually hadn’t heard about them either until Kevin mentioned to me that they were under new […]

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