A couple months ago I bought a cheap little Falcon pipe. (For anyone who may not know what the falcon pipe is, in the 1930’s a man named Kenly Bugg invented a way to create a cooler, drier smoke using a removable bowl and aluminum.) Twelve dollars is what I pay for any pipe at… Continue reading “The fix was right in front of me” (Restomoding a Falcon)
I stopped by the antique store a few towns down from mine, I had been planning to buy a Hi-Plane Tobacco tin in the store. While looking at what I can only describe as a pile of pipe, I noticed a beautifully grained bulldog. Now I admit I’m a sucker for bulldogs, squat bulldogs, apples,… Continue reading Kaywoodie 5082b SuperGrain restoration and modification
I just got back from a two day camping trip and I decided to stop by a different antique store than I usually have, I was told about this shop while at boss cigars by a gentleman who had his grandfather’s pipes with him. When he told me there where a few pipes I was… Continue reading A Patient Doctor
I go to a small cigar shop in Carrollton as much as possible, Boss cigars, Owned and Operated by Corey Talanca and Ann Strickland. I consider the two great friends. The store is open Monday-Saturday, 10-8, and Sunday 10-whenever they feel it is necessary to close. The cigar selection is amazing, including the hard to… Continue reading Boss Cigars
Another’s Treasure Antique store in Villa Rica, Ga is closing down after sixteen years of service. Sadly the owners have fallen ill and can no longer operate the business. I moved here with my family back in 2007 and have been going there since. I have made many friends here, including A lovely lady who… Continue reading My favorite antique store is possibly closing.
I recently had an off day on my weekend with my daughter, we managed to visit my local antique store to let my friends there meet her. As always I instinctively head straight for the pipes, the seller (Who I will just call M) sold all of her pipes and put a new batch in.… Continue reading 1965 Dunhill 253 F/T 4s
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