What the Heck is Brylon?? – A Yello Bole Standard Panel Billiard

Down near the bottom of my box of estate pipes to refurb was this Yello Bole Standard Brylon octagonal billiard. I had noticed the unique shape of the bowl when the auction lot arrived, but I figured I had better do some research before playing with this pipe too much. According to Pipedia, Brylon was invented in 1966 by the S.M. Frank & Co Ltd … Continue reading What the Heck is Brylon?? – A Yello Bole Standard Panel Billiard

Restoring a Westbrook 36 – A Long & Detailed Explanation for New Refurbishers

Originally posted on rebornpipes:
Blog by Troy Wilburn Troy originally wrote this simple step by step methodology for refurbishing pipes for the Dr. Grabow Collectors Forum. Troy’s method is straight forward and he gives great photos to help along the way. I thought it might be helpful for those who are just starting in this hobby of ours. It also may give pause for thought… Continue reading Restoring a Westbrook 36 – A Long & Detailed Explanation for New Refurbishers