Pipemakers that have helped and inspired:

Todd Johnson  and Bruce Weaver (Thanks for the great visit, and all the help and encouragement)

Tyler Lane Beard (thanks for the great pipe making videos, founding the pipe makers forum, and the wonderful long phone calls and E-mails.)
Kirk Bosi (thanks for the early encouragement, and the Chicago table real estate).

American pipe making heros and inspiration:
Todd Johnson
Brad Pohlmann 
J. Alan (Jeff Gracik) 
Jody Davis
Rad Davis
Skip Elliot
Michael Lindner
Trever Talbert

The Scandinavian pipemakers have greatly inspired me :

Tonni Neilsen (now in KY)
Teddy Knudsen
Tom Eltang
Love Geiger

S. Bang (Per Hansen and Ulf Noltensmeier)
Ivarsson, Sixten, Lars, and Nanna

And nearly all the rest as well:

Index of Pipemakers | Main site

Other pipe maker focused sites: Fantastic resource (thanks to Kurt Huhn for keeping it alive!) (a great new wiki for pipes)

Pipemaking supplies :

Vermont Freehand
PipeMakers Emporium

Janzen Pfeifen
J.H. Lowe (Tim West)
American Smoking Pipe Co. (Mark Tinsky)

Briar Cutters

Briar Pipe (Manno)
Romeo Briar (Mimmo)
Calibria Pipe

German Vulcanite Rod Makers

New York Hamburger


Other great pipe related sites:

A Passion For Pipes (Neill Roan's fantastic blog)
Smoker's Forums
Pipes & Tobacco Magazine
NASPC North American Society of Pipe Collectors

Links to other S.E.THILE related sites:

Day Job
Jazz Band