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riff raff

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Location : Western Maryland
Registration date : 2011-05-24

PostSubject: Falcon Restored   Thu Oct 24, 2013 6:37 am

Last month, I found this beat up Falcon at a Virginia junk shop. I restored it last weekend and detailed the work on the Reborn Pipes blog. I used a two stage stain process to hide the fills and think it came out rather nice.  It now resides in member Blackhorse' metal collection.  

http://rebornpipes.wordpress.com/2013/10/24/falcon-restored/

Here is a couple of before & after shots.








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Fatman

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Age : 55
Location : Alaska
Registration date : 2013-02-14

PostSubject: Re: Falcon Restored   Thu Oct 24, 2013 8:51 am

Pretty amazing transformation!
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Location : Central Massachusetts and midcoast Maine
Registration date : 2008-03-21

PostSubject: Re: Falcon Restored   Thu Oct 24, 2013 9:07 am

Nice job Al. Pretty hard to cover up fills, I can think of some pipes that need your attention to detail from the early days of pipe making.
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