Everything Old is New Again

I’m sneaking in a mid-week post this week. I just couldn’t wait to share this one! It’s not every day that a self-identified pipe geek like me gets to contribute to a new series by their favourite pipe maker, so when I was approached by the folks at Brigham about just such a project, I…

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Updates to the Pipe Inventory Page(s)

Hi everyone. If you’ve been browsing the site recently or follow DadsPipes on Facebook, you may have already noticed the changes happening to the Pipe Inventory page. I have been in the shop daily for the past few weeks, working hard to build up the inventory of restored estate pipes. I’m adding fresh estate pipes…

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New at DadsPipes for 2020!

Hi everyone. I’m excited to share some new developments here at DadsPipes for 2020! First off, I’m sure regular readers have noticed the return of the Pipe Repairs page. After making several improvements to the shop (including tooling, organization and the old codger knocking around in it), I am pleased to be able to once…

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Announcing the Brigham Book Project

When I first published an article back in December of 2016 entitled “Brigham Pipes – A Closer Look at Dots, Dates and Markings” , I had no idea that it would become one of my most widely read posts. It has been viewed over 1300 times on DadsPipes and was reprinted in full on the great…

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Back in the Saddle – Sort of.

Hello, everyone! We have more or less successfully survived our move  – sifting, packing and unpacking 25 years worth of stuff does not come without at least a few headaches – and I’m happy to report that I’ve got my new office set up and hope to get back to posting restorations again soon. Setting…

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