Repairing a shattered stem on a Comoy’s Grand Slam Lovat Patent 210

Originally posted on rebornpipes:
Blog by Steve Laug I received an email from Pat about a pipe he had that he wanted to know if I would have a look at and see if I could do anything with it. Here is his first email. Hello Steve, I have a 1930’s Comoy,s grand slam 210 Lovat with the old bar logo on the stem. The… Continue reading Repairing a shattered stem on a Comoy’s Grand Slam Lovat Patent 210

My Dremel Polishing Techniques with a No-Name pipe from Sozopol Bulgaria

Originally posted on rebornpipes:
Blog by Dal Stanton My reaction to Steve’s request that I write a step by step procedure of how I use a Dremel in my restorations was, “Who, me?  Uh….”  When he said that I was the only one that he knew of that uses a Dremel for the entire buffing/polishing process and that my results were up there with high… Continue reading My Dremel Polishing Techniques with a No-Name pipe from Sozopol Bulgaria

Another nice find at the ‘Hole in the Wall’ – Jeantet Fleuron 70-7

Originally posted on rebornpipes:
Blog by Dal Stanton The Jeantet Fleuron before me was mentioned when I posted the restoration of a beautiful BBB Banker Bent Volcano.  I found both pipes last April, during a visit to ‘The Hole in the Wall’ antique store near the Zhenski Pazar (Women’s Market) in downtown Sofia, Bulgaria.  In order to achieve a better bargain for the BBB Banker… Continue reading Another nice find at the ‘Hole in the Wall’ – Jeantet Fleuron 70-7

Dressing up a no name Walnut Billiard

Originally posted on rebornpipes:
Blog by Steve Laug My brother Jeff found this homemade no name Walnut Billiard on eBay and was drawn to it. He has sent me more panel pipes than I have ever bought myself… the funny thing is that I am starting to really like them. This one is quite unique and almost a folk-art piece. It is a panel but… Continue reading Dressing up a no name Walnut Billiard

Improving a no name basket pipe

Originally posted on Baccy Pipes:
I actually got this pipe back around summer of 2014 when i first started refurbishing and repairing pipes. It was gifted to be by a member on the Dr.Grabow Collectors Forum. I was giving a few pipes by him that he did not want or use . I did not have many pipes at the time so the gifts were… Continue reading Improving a no name basket pipe

A Humpty Dumpty Cross Canada Project – Could this Poor Richards Select Square Shank Billiard 9489 ever be whole again?

Originally posted on rebornpipes:
Blog by Steve Laug and Charles Lemon My brother sent me a box of pipes and bowls that he had picked up. In it was an old square shank billiard that had seen far better days. The bowl sported a thick cake and was cracked 2/3rds of the way down the bowl on the front and another crack on the back… Continue reading A Humpty Dumpty Cross Canada Project – Could this Poor Richards Select Square Shank Billiard 9489 ever be whole again?