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Sid.Stavros

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Location : Athens-Greece
Registration date : 2015-08-05

PostSubject: Gourd Calabash 1907 modification   Thu Oct 05, 2017 4:55 pm

A modification that i have made some years ago that's why the photos and the video aren't so good. I bought a gourd calabash bowl year 1907 and i have done some modifications plus new stem, new tenon, new meerschaum insert.
He came to me like this:




I worked hard in many sectors





and now looks like this:





You can see the procedure step by step here: http://pipe-smoke.blogspot.gr/2010/02/gourd-calabash.html
The code for this pipe is Gourd-1

or you can watch it in a video with slide show photos and instrumental music:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s4QmX8KQqzc

Ladies & Gentlemen thank you for watching!

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Lonecoyote

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Location : The Seventh Planet From The Sun...Uranus
Registration date : 2016-10-15

PostSubject: Re: Gourd Calabash 1907 modification   Thu Oct 05, 2017 5:29 pm

Sid, superb workmanship, nice looking Calabash. Hope it smoke well for you for many happy and healthy years... cheers



KEEP ON PUFFING!!!
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Simple Man

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Age : 56
Location : Atlanta-ish
Registration date : 2011-10-24

PostSubject: Re: Gourd Calabash 1907 modification   Thu Oct 05, 2017 6:01 pm

So awesome that you saved this from the dust bin! What a wonderful pipe with lots of history! Very Happy
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Brewdude

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Age : 65
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PostSubject: Re: Gourd Calabash 1907 modification   Thu Oct 05, 2017 7:51 pm

Very impressive indeed Sid. Thanks so much for sharing this! You are a pipesmith!!

Cool


Cheers,

RR
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Ozark Wizard

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PostSubject: Re: Gourd Calabash 1907 modification   Thu Oct 05, 2017 7:52 pm

Nicely done! cheers
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Sid.Stavros

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Location : Athens-Greece
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PostSubject: Re: Gourd Calabash 1907 modification   Fri Oct 06, 2017 4:22 am

Thank you all my dear friends for your kindly comments!
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huffelpuff

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Age : 47
Location : Laramie, WY
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PostSubject: Re: Gourd Calabash 1907 modification   Sat Oct 07, 2017 2:51 am

Sid, excellent job bringing that one back from scrapheap! It looks just beautiful!

Jim
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Sid.Stavros

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PostSubject: Re: Gourd Calabash 1907 modification   Sat Oct 07, 2017 4:30 am

@huffelpuff : Thank you sir! cheers
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