Back in the Spring at the Chicago Pipe Show I asked Chris to make a couple of pipes for me. One was a panel billiard like one I had seen him post on Facebook. It was a very elegant pipe that looked like it should have belonged to some minor royal figure in a 1930's movie.
The second pipe I requested was a copy of a 1930's Comoy that Chris owns. It's a smallish billiard with a good size bowl.
To cut to the chase- they have arrived and all I can say is WOW! Chris is an amazing pipe maker. Incredible skill and attention to every detail. The only problem with these pipes is that they are too good for the likes of me! -T
I'm a little shocked at how long it's been since I posted anything here. I suppose I've been busy and verbiage doesn't come easy for me so even a couple of lines is major work and requires more thought than I am comfortable with. But I will try to do better. -T