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AlanJohn

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Age : 80
Location : Wales
Registration date : 2011-07-22

PostSubject: Calabash repair.   Sat Sep 10, 2011 12:16 pm

I recently had an estate calabash, that had a damaged meershaum insert, to I rurned one out of wood.


calabash 2 by velocipede228822, on Flickr

This is it before it was reapaired.


calabash by velocipede228822, on Flickr

This is it after reapair.


002 by velocipede228822, on Flickr

Me smoking it.
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PostSubject: Re: Calabash repair.   Sat Sep 10, 2011 2:10 pm

Nice job,,the capacity is quite a bit bigger now isn't it,,,

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AlanJohn

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PostSubject: Calabash repair.   Sun Sep 11, 2011 3:54 am

It certainly is Mark and it smokes well too. I gave it a coat of honey before the first smoke and it is fine.
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PipeLeisure

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Location : Dartmouth Massachusetts
Registration date : 2011-08-28

PostSubject: Re: Calabash repair.   Tue Sep 20, 2011 8:56 am

Nice work...came out great...looks original
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AlanJohn

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PostSubject: Calabash repair.   Tue Sep 20, 2011 10:14 am

PipeLeisure wrote:
Nice work...came out great...looks original

Thanks for the thumbs up.
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Kyle Weiss

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Location : Reno, NV
Registration date : 2011-09-18

PostSubject: Re: Calabash repair.   Tue Sep 20, 2011 12:14 pm

What kind of wood did you choose? Looks great!
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Harlock999

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PostSubject: Re: Calabash repair.   Tue Sep 20, 2011 11:21 pm

I like your style, Mr. AlanJohn!
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AlanJohn

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PostSubject: Calabash repair.   Wed Sep 21, 2011 2:48 am

Kyle Weiss wrote:
What kind of wood did you choose? Looks great!

I really don't know. I'm not much good at guessing woods. It was a chunk I had in the turning shed, so took a chance with it, it smokes fine anyway.
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