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Steve Laug
03-23-2012, 01:41
Just finished up this nifty little billiard. It has a Danish look to it to me. It is stamped A. Garfinkel Wash DC Algerian Briar. It has a very unusual rustication pattern that I like the shank has a smooth band at the stem and a smooth patch for the stamping. The bowl has a chamfered rim that is smooth and nicely grained. It was dirty and had no lustre at all. I reamed and cleaned it and restained it with a medium brown aniline stain. Here are a couple of before pics:
http://i515.photobucket.com/albums/t352/SteveLaug/IMG_7011.jpghttp://i515.photobucket.com/albums/t352/SteveLaug/IMG_7012.jpg

And after the restain and polish:
http://i515.photobucket.com/albums/t352/SteveLaug/IMG_7019.jpghttp://i515.photobucket.com/albums/t352/SteveLaug/IMG_7018.jpghttp://i515.photobucket.com/albums/t352/SteveLaug/IMG_7020.jpg

Markw4mms
03-23-2012, 02:11
Sharp looking pipe, Steve. That re-stain turned out really nice!

Darkly
03-23-2012, 03:27
VERY NICE! I'd smoke it!

Jesla
03-23-2012, 13:19
Well done.....looks much better than new.

Looks like a great Flake pipe!