Sunday, 14 June 2009 01:49

FH #96, Dublin Blast w/Boxwood

$ 265 Sold, Thanks!

Specs :
Grade: C
Height: 2.0" (51 mm)
Diameter: 2.2 " (56 mm) front to back at the top
Diameter: 1.55" (39 mm) side to side at the top
Overall Length: 6.25" (159 mm)
Chamber Diameter: .75" (19 mm)
Chamber Depth: 1.73" (44 mm)
Weight: 1.6 oz (46 grams)

Made from Italian Plateaux with a sculpted half saddle hand cut Cumberland stem with an integral tenon. A graceful Dublin with a beautiful ring grain blast and a delicate boxwood endcap. Very nice ring grain completely around the bowl and along the shank with straight grain peaking up from underneath and birdseye blast on the bottom and beautiful lightly blasted plateaux on the top. Very light for its size with nice proportions.

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Saturday, 25 July 2009 22:40

Freehand #90, Poker w/Boxwood

$225, Placed, Thanks!

This pipe was selected for Gallery 109's Winter Exhibition, "Recent Work". Available at Gallery 109 (109 N. Third St., Murray, KY) and from their website "Purchase Fine Art".

Specs :
Grade: D
Height: 2.4" (61 mm)
Diameter Front to back: 2.3 " (61 mm)
Diameter Side to side: 1.86" (47 mm)
Overall Length: 6.0 " (155 mm)
Chamber Diameter: .75" (19 mm)
Chamber Depth: 1.45" (37 mm)
Weight: 2 oz (57 grams)

Made from Italian Plateaux with a hand cut German Ebonite stem, boxwood insert, and an integral tenon. This pipe has very graceful lines and a nice ring grain blast with straight showing up through flowing from a smooth birdseye bottom. Very thick walls, yet a nice light pipe for it's size with excellent balance. Issues keeping this an affordable grade D: A small flaw in the smooth portion of the shank near the stem and another at the very top inside the chamber. I also slipped while stamping the "H" in the nomenclature. All visible in the pics.

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Monday, 20 July 2009 21:25

Freehand #95, Egg w/Boxwood

$265, Sold, Thanks!

Specs :
Grade: C
Height: 2.3" (58 mm)
Diameter: 1.4" (34 mm)
Overall Length: 5.25 " (133 mm)
Chamber Diameter: .75" (19 mm)
Chamber Depth: 1.75" (44 mm)
Weight: 1.3 oz (37 grams)

Made from Italian Plateaux with a hand cut German Ebonite stem, boxwood insert, and an integral tenon. Very graceful lines. Wonderful straight grain highlights showing through a beautiful ring grain blast. A stacked version of Freehand #72 with a generous bowl capacity--an extremely light pipe for its size and capacity.

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Tuesday, 31 August 2010 20:08

Freehand #118, Smooth Apple w/ Boxwood

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Specs :
Grade: B
Height: 1.77 " (45mm)
Diameter: 1.70" (43mm)
Overall Length: 5.25" (133mm)
Chamber Diameter: .75" (19mm)
Chamber Depth: 1.33" (34mm)
Weight: 1.5 oz (45g)

Made from Italian Plateaux Briar with a Boxwood end cap, and a hand cut German Ebonite stem with a Delrin tenon.

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Wednesday, 11 August 2010 21:59

Freehand #115, Smooth Volcano w/Boxwood

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Kansas City Pipe Show contest entry.

Specs :
Grade: B
Height: 2.13" (54mm)
Diameter: 2.09 " (53mm)
Overall Length: 6.35" (161mm)
Chamber Diameter: .75" (19mm)
Chamber Depth: 1.54" (39mm)
Weight: 2.95 oz (84g)

Made from Italian Plateaux Briar with a hand cut German Ebonite stem, Boxwood accent, and a Delrin tenon.

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