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RDPipes

RDPipes

Age : 66
Location : East Texas
Registration date : 2011-12-15

My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Empty
PostSubject: My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think   My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think EmptyThu Sep 17, 2015 12:13 pm

I believe this is my 17th attempt at making a pipe, I could be wrong but, at this point whats the purpose of counting? Someone like the last pipe so much they asked if I do another. Sadly I don't take commissions because of the pressure I put upon myself, so I take suggestions Wink as a means of pipe making practice.
Anyway, I'm sure I'm boring you all already so here it is, another Cutty with plateau top made from Algerian Briar with a hand cut (not twisted) black acrylic stem. It measures 7" long and from foot to top of bowl is 2-1/2". The bowl is 1-1/2" wide with a 3/4" dia. chamber 1-1/4" deep.

My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Cutty210

My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Cutty211

My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Cutty212

My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Cutty213

My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Cutty214

My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Cutty215

My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Cutty216
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Brewdude
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Brewdude

Age : 67
Location : Arid-zona
Registration date : 2011-05-04

My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Empty
PostSubject: Re: My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think   My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think EmptyThu Sep 17, 2015 12:23 pm

Cutty's aren't my thing as you'll know Ron, but that certainly turned out nice. How you go about spiraling that stem by hand is waaay beyond my comprehension. Looks like it was done on a CNC!

Cool 


Cheers,

RR

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My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Purple11x 3My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Bombx10My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Bombx10  My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think D6bddf10 My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think 44902965465_19121c84ed_s_d My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Cowboy13My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think 4G80VIc

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RobJ

RobJ

Location : Mukilteo, Washington USA
Registration date : 2014-07-07

My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Empty
PostSubject: Re: My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think   My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think EmptyThu Sep 17, 2015 12:40 pm

Great work Ron, what a beauty. Just stunning sir!

cheers
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RDPipes

RDPipes

Age : 66
Location : East Texas
Registration date : 2011-12-15

My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Empty
PostSubject: Re: My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think   My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think EmptyThu Sep 17, 2015 12:45 pm

Thanks guys My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Liftha24 The twist look in the stem was done by a MTLH..........................My Two Little Hands. My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Cheesy21
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monbla256

monbla256

Age : 74
Location : DFW Metroplex, Texas
Registration date : 2012-01-15

My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Empty
PostSubject: Re: My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think   My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think EmptyThu Sep 17, 2015 1:49 pm

Once again Ron, a PHENOMINAL piece of work !!!! Twisted Evil Those hand cut "twisty" bits you are doing could become a signature of your work !! Once again, YA DONE GOOD GUY !! cheers cheers
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RDPipes

RDPipes

Age : 66
Location : East Texas
Registration date : 2011-12-15

My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Empty
PostSubject: Re: My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think   My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think EmptyThu Sep 17, 2015 2:40 pm

monbla256 wrote:
Once again Ron, a PHENOMINAL piece of work !!!! Twisted Evil  Those hand cut "twisty" bits you are doing could become a signature of your work !! Once again, YA DONE GOOD GUY !! cheers cheers

Thank you sir My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Liftha25 But, I don't know if I want that twist to become my signature, they aint that easy. Wink
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allyby

allyby

Age : 61
Location : Scotland
Registration date : 2013-01-09

My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Empty
PostSubject: Re: My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think   My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think EmptyThu Sep 17, 2015 3:17 pm

I must admit I'm not a Cutty lover or a Plateau lover Ron but I admire the work and esp the skills that went in to making this pipe, your doing a great job and I love the Twisted stem, it's what makes this so different from other pipes.

Keep up the good work my friend.. Smile
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alandadp

alandadp

Age : 63
Location : Plymouth, England
Registration date : 2013-04-29

My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Empty
PostSubject: Re: My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think   My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think EmptyThu Sep 17, 2015 3:46 pm

What can I say? I loved the last Cutty you posted Ron and this one is even prettier My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Danse1_zpseuumlol0My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Danse1_zpseuumlol0My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Danse1_zpseuumlol0

Adam
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RDPipes

RDPipes

Age : 66
Location : East Texas
Registration date : 2011-12-15

My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Empty
PostSubject: Re: My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think   My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think EmptyThu Sep 17, 2015 3:51 pm

Thanks again Guys My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Liftha25 And this one is even Pit-less. Wink
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docwatson

docwatson

Location : Central Massachusetts and midcoast Maine
Registration date : 2008-03-21

My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Empty
PostSubject: Re: My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think   My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think EmptyThu Sep 17, 2015 8:26 pm

Superb pipe you made there Ron, the finish looks as professional as ever, and the stem treatment is pretty stylish. Great looking pipe, keep up the good work it looks like you are having fun and that's what it's all about.
cheers cheers
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Ozark Wizard

Ozark Wizard

Age : 56
Location : Mark Twain National Forest, MO
Registration date : 2014-10-11

My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Empty
PostSubject: Re: My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think   My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think EmptyThu Sep 17, 2015 8:49 pm

my God, that is fracking beautiful!

Looking at it makes my pants a little tighter............

If you ever get tired of looking at it, I'll hide it for you................

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RDPipes

RDPipes

Age : 66
Location : East Texas
Registration date : 2011-12-15

My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Empty
PostSubject: Re: My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think   My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think EmptyThu Sep 17, 2015 9:15 pm

Thank you Doc and OW you guys are very kind My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Liftha26

Doc, that's certainly what it's all about, having fun and seeing if I can achieve what I started.
When it stops being fun and self satisfying is when I stop mak'en em!Wink

OW, thanks for the offer but, this one sold before I could even post it in the Trading Post. Wink
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Timbo

Timbo

Age : 44
Location : Australia
Registration date : 2015-01-18

My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Empty
PostSubject: Re: My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think   My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think EmptyThu Sep 17, 2015 9:17 pm

You've done it again Ron, another absolute stunner of a pipe. That stem is just gorgeous.

Cheers

Tim
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Ozark Wizard

Ozark Wizard

Age : 56
Location : Mark Twain National Forest, MO
Registration date : 2014-10-11

My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Empty
PostSubject: Re: My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think   My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think EmptyThu Sep 17, 2015 9:19 pm

Cartaphilus wrote:
Thank you Doc and OW you guys are very kind My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Liftha26

Doc, that's certainly what it's all about, having fun and seeing if I can achieve what I started.
When it stops being fun and self satisfying is when I stop mak'en em!Wink

OW, thanks for the offer but, this one sold before I could even post it in the Trading Post. Wink

I don't doubt that for a second. That's a sweetie!
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RDPipes

RDPipes

Age : 66
Location : East Texas
Registration date : 2011-12-15

My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Empty
PostSubject: Re: My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think   My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think EmptyThu Sep 17, 2015 9:24 pm

Timbo wrote:
You've done it again Ron, another absolute stunner of a pipe. That stem is just gorgeous.

Cheers

Tim

Thank you Tim! My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Liftha26
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Blackhorse
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Blackhorse

Age : 72
Location : Portland, Oregon Area
Registration date : 2010-10-23

My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Empty
PostSubject: Re: My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think   My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think EmptyThu Sep 17, 2015 11:39 pm

So...having carved about 50 canes and walking sticks with a spiral shaft or handle...for me it involved careful measuring and layout, a fine tooth small Japanese pull saw and very well honed chisels (well, it WAS wood) and a cool Japanese acid etched half round carving file...super sharp and smooth. Then hours and hours of smooth careful filing...and filing...and filing. Good for the soul.

So...given the above often mind numbing experience...I totally salute you! That's a really fine stem on a very sweet pipe. Kudos!

cheers cheers cheers

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My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Puffy

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RDPipes

RDPipes

Age : 66
Location : East Texas
Registration date : 2011-12-15

My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Empty
PostSubject: Re: My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think   My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think EmptyFri Sep 18, 2015 7:48 am

Thank you BH My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Liftha27 And yes, after the filing, it's sanding , and sanding, and more sanding. It's real good for the finger prints, as I hardly have any anymore. My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Cheesy23
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Blackhorse
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Blackhorse

Age : 72
Location : Portland, Oregon Area
Registration date : 2010-10-23

My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Empty
PostSubject: Re: My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think   My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think EmptyFri Sep 18, 2015 9:52 am

I assume you wrap sandpaper around a dowl.

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My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Puffy

My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think D6bddf10My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think 29400910My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think 114e6110My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Ddb39b10My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Cf77ce10My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Dd692012My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Cowboy13
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RDPipes

RDPipes

Age : 66
Location : East Texas
Registration date : 2011-12-15

My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Empty
PostSubject: Re: My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think   My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think EmptyFri Sep 18, 2015 9:59 am

Blackhorse wrote:
I assume you wrap sandpaper around a dowl.

Yes sir, but anything else is proprietary My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Cheesy24
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Blackhorse
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Blackhorse

Age : 72
Location : Portland, Oregon Area
Registration date : 2010-10-23

My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Empty
PostSubject: Re: My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think   My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think EmptyFri Sep 18, 2015 10:35 am

Even the chainsaw?

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My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Puffy

My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think D6bddf10My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think 29400910My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think 114e6110My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Ddb39b10My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Cf77ce10My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Dd692012My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Cowboy13
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RDPipes

Age : 66
Location : East Texas
Registration date : 2011-12-15

My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Empty
PostSubject: Re: My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think   My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think EmptyFri Sep 18, 2015 10:48 am

Blackhorse wrote:
Even the chainsaw?

Even the chainsaw My 17th? pipe......I lost count already.....I think Cheesy24
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