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Hunger for handmades

Hunger for handmades

Trending up with a new generation of entrepreneurs by Ben Rapaport Myriad online posts and plenty of new pipe books shower praise on them. Many pipe smokers buy them not only to smoke but also to build a representative collection of these originals. In our hyper-opinionated digital culture, just about everyone’s got a confident view- […]

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Pipestuff

Pipestuff

Kiribi lighters Inspired by the Japanese practice of casting sparks on a beloved traveler’s back, Kiribi lighters combine smart, retro styling with modern improvements in engineering, including innovations such as a dual-flame design, which provides the benefit of a wider, more gentle light for your pipe, and a single tank of extraordinary fuel capacity. All […]

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Focused pursuit

Focused pursuit

Wayne Tiepen doesn’t merely pick up pipemaking–he chases it with everything he’s got by Stephen A. Ross Wayne Teipen strives to get the most out of everything he does. Whether it’s in his health care profession, projects around the house, wilderness hikes or his recently found interest in pipemaking, the 42-year-old Indiana native rarely lets […]

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Pipe stuff

Pipe stuff

Nate King pipes Pipemaker Nate King learned the necessity of precision, efficiency, attention to detail and sleek design as a racing mechanic and transmission specialist in IndyCar racing. When he began making pipes just a few short years ago, he found those values translated perfectly into pipemaking. King has gained attention in the pipe-collecting universe […]

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Racing ahead

Racing ahead

Nate King’s background in racing provides the patience, persistence and pursuit of perfection needed to become a top-level pipemaker By Stephen A. Ross On the surface, there couldn’t be two subjects more vastly different than IndyCar racing and pipe smoking. One consists of specialized open-wheel, open-cockpit cars powered by fire-breathing 900-plus horsepower engines roaring around […]

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