Pipes Magazine Radio Show Episode 540

Pipes Magazine Radio Show Episode 540

Welcome to The Pipes Magazine Radio Show Episode 540! Our featured interview tonight is with Pete Prevost. Pete is a pipe maker and the President of the BriarWorks pipe factory in Columbia Tennessee. BriarWorks is a a pipe maker co-op with several other pipe makers, including Todd Johnson, who co-founded it with Pete. Brian and Pete will be talking about that as well as the up-coming 2023 Muletown Pipe Show which is held at BriarWorks. In a past life, Pete was the guitar player in the band Sanctus Real. Our music segment will feature one of their Grammy-nominated songs. At the top of the show, Brian will give us his comparisons between three different vintages of Sutliff’s Kringle Flake tobacco from the last three years. Sit back, relax with your pipe, and enjoy The Pipes Magazine Radio Show!

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Pete Prevost
Pete Prevost

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2 Responses

  • Pete gave us a nice history of Briar Works. His fascinating explanation of both factory and handmade pipe craft was quite informative. The plans for the Muletown Show seem to guarantee a good time for all levels of pipe enthusiasts.
    The musical selection was the perfect coda to your conversation with Pete, who is “still a dreamer…a believer.”
    You are absolutely correct about the need to spend a little time or a little cash to keep your pipes smoking sweet.
    Thanks for a very entertaining show.
    Dino

  • Cringle Flake is just okay in its third version. Could be better with few years of age, but I don’t think so.
    It was a very good interview with Pete Provost. I was really surprised that Briarworks makes only 3000 to 4000 pipes. We tried a few at a KC Pipe show and found them to be great smokes or really bad smokes. This of course was the first year in operation for them. It takes a little while to get things going right.
    Their Pipe Show sounds like a grand time for one and all. Wish I could go.
    I think as a music maker Pete is a talented pipe carver.

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