Restorations

New Year, New FrankenPipe

I had a bit of down time in the shop over the Christmas holidays so I decided to have a bit of fun working up a stray stummel and a few other parts into a FrankenPipe. I first came across this term on Steve Laug's seminal pipe restoration site RebornPipes, used to indicate a functional… Continue reading New Year, New FrankenPipe

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Having a Bit of Fun Salvaging a Frankenpipe Nosewarmer

I was rummaging around the shop the other day and rediscovered a handful of odd parts that have been lurking around for some time. I didn't have anything pressing on the worktable, so I decided to have a bit of fun and see what I could create. The stummel is an oldie, though exactly how… Continue reading Having a Bit of Fun Salvaging a Frankenpipe Nosewarmer

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Challenge Accepted – The Frankenpipe Mark I

A week ago, I published this post about my first “spare parts pipe” build, after which I was challenged by Steve Laug of RebornPipes to up the ante and create a pipe using three or more parts from other pipes. Not one to walk away from a thrown gauntlet, I accepted the challenge and started… Continue reading Challenge Accepted – The Frankenpipe Mark I