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Understanding bowl coat on a pipe

Understanding bowl coat on a pipe

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 9th May 2014

[Updated 2/11/2021]Do a quick search on tobacco pipe bowl coatings, and you'll find about a million different instances of smoking enthusiasts arguing the merits of coated or uncoated pipe bowls.What is pipe bowl coating?Many pipe makers, large factory makers like Peterson, for example, paint the to …
A glimpse at Peterson Churchwardens

A glimpse at Peterson Churchwardens

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 5th May 2014

Perhaps the most famous type of tobacco pipe in pop culture, the Churchwarden shape features an exaggerated long stem and small bowl. Commonly known as a “Wizard” pipe, the Churchwarden is prominently featured in The Lord of the Rings films.Peterson Churchwarden CharacteristicsThe Peterson Churchwar …
Learn About Peterson Rosslare Classics

Learn About Peterson Rosslare Classics

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 3rd May 2014

Peterson has perfected the art of making affordable tobacco pipes to get excited about. The Rosslare Classic series may not be brand new anymore, but it’s been delighting and exciting pipe smokers both old and new since its launch in 2003.Distinguishing a Rosslare Classic tobacco pipeWith amber acry …
How to smoke a pipe #6: Build Cake

How to smoke a pipe #6: Build Cake

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 29th Apr 2014

Developing a proper cake inside the bowl of your new tobacco pipe is a critical step in ensuring your pipe lasts for years to come. This can be one of the most frustrating parts of learning to smoke a pipe--knowing when you have just the right thickness and developing it in the first place.Why …
5 most popular Peterson Pipe Series

5 most popular Peterson Pipe Series

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 25th Apr 2014

With over two dozen different tobacco pipe series and hundreds of variations within them, it’s easy to see why choosing a Peterson pipe could quickly become confusing. To help you narrow it down, we’re taking a look at our five most popular series of pipes from Peterson today.Who cares if a pipe is …
How to smoke a pipe #5: Filters

How to smoke a pipe #5: Filters

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 23rd Apr 2014

There is plenty of advice on how to smoke a tobacco pipe, especially on the subject of filtered versus unfiltered pipes. These are our thoughts, we’d love to read yours in the comments below.In the United States most tobacco pipe smokers prefer unfiltered pipes, but in many European countries only f …
How to smoke a pipe #4: Pick a pipe

How to smoke a pipe #4: Pick a pipe

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 21st Apr 2014

In coming to Part 4 of our series on how to smoke a tobacco pipe, we realized that maybe we could’ve started with this, the first step: Choosing a Pipe.If you’ve decided it’s high time that you spend more time slowing down and contemplating the world (or just prepping for draft day with Sports Cente …
Tobacco Pipes Made in Ireland

Tobacco Pipes Made in Ireland

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 16th Apr 2014

It’s hard to think of tobacco pipes made in Ireland and think of anything other than a Peterson Pipe.Petersonof Dublin is, far and away, the most famous Irish pipe brand. Known around the world for their distinct design, P-lip and unique smoking system, these pipes have over a century’s worth of Iri …
How to smoke a pipe #3: Light Up

How to smoke a pipe #3: Light Up

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 16th Apr 2014

There is a trunk or two full of advice, most of it bumping heads, on how to smoke a tobacco pipe. In this new series, we’ll give you our thoughts. Follow it, share yours, pass it on if you like. We can’t wait to read your comments. Part 1 covered pipe rotation, Part 2 covered cleaning your pipe …
How to smoke a pipe #2: Cleaning

How to smoke a pipe #2: Cleaning

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 13th Apr 2014

A quick internet search will yield a kaleidoscope of contradicting advice on how to smoke a pipe. In this series, we give you our two smoke’s worth. Follow it, disagree with it, share it...Read Part One on pipe rotation to see how it all started.Care and cleaning of your smoking pipeProper cleaning …