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Introducing OMS Pipes: Salam Sipes makes useful smoking pipes

Introducing OMS Pipes: Salam Sipes makes useful smoking pipes

Posted by Jack Rather on 15th Dec 2015

If you’ve ever smoked a pipe while watching Youtube videos, you’ve probably heard of OMS Pipes founder, Salam Sipes.Salam, better known as OneManSmoke, created a new genre. In the fast-growing early days of Youtube personalities, Salam’s authentic and entertaining way of making videos planted t …
Dagner Pipes: Jayson Dagner's incredible story [Interview]

Dagner Pipes: Jayson Dagner's incredible story [Interview]

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 27th Oct 2015

The thing you have to understand about Jayson Dagner, founder and designer behind Dagner Pipes, is that he never really stops. Whether he’s out on the asphalt practicing his favorite form of meditation--skateboarding--or video chatting with his Italian manufacturers (as he was when I interrupted him …
Meet Brandon Brooks of B2 Pipes: Rock'n'Roll Meets Sexy Smoking Pipes

Meet Brandon Brooks of B2 Pipes: Rock'n'Roll Meets Sexy Smoking Pipes

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 13th Oct 2015

 Photograph by Jackalyn HerronBrandon Brooks refers to the tight-knit community of pipe makers at Briar Lab as “The Justice League” and his place among them as sort of like “Batman”. It is an apt introduction to a slightly-below-the radar carver. You may not know his name, but you’ve almo …
How to Ream Tobacco Pipes + When to be careful (12 tips)

How to Ream Tobacco Pipes + When to be careful (12 tips)

Posted by Chris Hopkins on 21st Sep 2015

Brian Levine, Phd DOP (Doctor of Pipes), said it best on the Pipes Magazine Radio Show, “Reaming your tobacco pipes is a necessary evil.”We all know how hard it is to build up that cake of carbon in your tobacco pipe. It might have happened over a few years or hundreds of bowls of tobacco. Bu …
Joe Case leads a wave of exciting Southern pipe makers [Interview]

Joe Case leads a wave of exciting Southern pipe makers [Interview]

Posted by Jack Rather on 8th Sep 2015

We don’t have to tell you who Joe Case is. If you follow the pulse of the tobacco pipe world online, you’ve probably heard of Joe Case Pipes. An early personality in the YouTube pipe world, Joe uses his savvy marketing skills--learned during a 40-year history in media--to showcase his skills as a ca …
10 Famous Pipe Smokers #4: Politicians you should study more

10 Famous Pipe Smokers #4: Politicians you should study more

Posted by C. Davis on 4th Sep 2015

Politicians, both well known and slightly obscure, are far more likely than the average guy to turn to a pipe for relaxation and stress-relief. In th3 fourth of our continuing series on famous pipe smokers we catalog ten notable pipe smoking politicians. If you missed the first three installments, f …
Paul’s Pipes Hangout: Fun smokes + useful tips [Video Interview]

Paul’s Pipes Hangout: Fun smokes + useful tips [Video Interview]

Posted by Jack Rather on 21st Aug 2015

In my first interview with artisan pipe maker, Paul Menard, I called him something of a Renaissance man. Watch this interview and you will see it too. Paul talks vinyls, fly fishing and more than a little about making smoking pipes in this hour-long hangout with chat with our founder, Ben Atanat.Hig …
How to Pair Pipe Tobacco with Drinks - Easy Tips [Infographic]

How to Pair Pipe Tobacco with Drinks - Easy Tips [Infographic]

Posted by Chris Hopkins on 10th Aug 2015

Learning how to pair your favorite pipe tobacco with one of your favorite drinks can be a very finicky process and is often hard to figure out without some help.While pipe smoking is a very personal hobby, few smokers have been able to perfect smoking a tobacco pipe on their own. We often need advic …
Famous Pipe Smokers #3: The smartest thinkers loved pipes!

Famous Pipe Smokers #3: The smartest thinkers loved pipes!

Posted by C. Davis on 28th Jul 2015

A thinking man and his tobacco pipe are almost a cliche, but these famous thinkers make the rest of us look like simpletons compared to their brilliant and often controversial accomplishments. In this third of our continuing series on famous pipe smokers we catalog eight notable pipe smoking thinker …
German Made Pipe Tobacco, An Overview

German Made Pipe Tobacco, An Overview

Posted by Chris Hopkins on 20th Jul 2015

The Americas were the birthplace of tobacco and smoking as we know it today.Once Columbus reached the shores of the Eastern world, tobacco smoking and tobacco production snowballed into popularity. Although the popularity of tobacco would wane and surge over the years, it is a favorite hobby of mill …