A Quick Refresh for a Grabow CDL

Sometimes a product doesn’t catch on with the public until some time after it has been put to bed – movies that scrape by at the box office but sell millions of copies when released to DVD; books that sit on shelves or in boxes until someone writes a golden review; pipes that don’t do…

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Reviving a Handsome Dr. Grabow Golden Duke Adjustomatic Chubby Author

I’ve been working on quite a few old Brigham pipes recently, so this Grabow Golden Duke Author was a welcome respite when I pulled it from my box of pipes waiting refurbishment. It has that classic chubby shape that, at least for me, holds a timeless appeal and the promise of a cool smoke thanks…

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Stem Repair on a Grabow Golden Duke Wire-Carved Dublin

I’ve worked on quite a few bulldog pipes recently, so it was a refreshing change to reach into the refurb box and pull out this Dr Grabow Golden Duke. It’s a larger pipe, measuring 6” long with a 2” tall bowl and a 7/8” bore. The bowl has the classic Dublin inverted-cone shape, flaring gently…

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