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    Gourd Calabash 1907 modification

    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/2010/0...-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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    Good job. I've never smoked one of those and always wondered what they were like.
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    Nice work Sid. They smoke great Bill I have 3.

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    Gourds are excellent pipes. Thank you a lot for your kindly comments!
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    Nice one, Sid! I like that rubber gasket. It should last longer than a cork replacement.
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    Thank you a lot Anthony!
    That project was some years back so some details are unfinished [for example the rim is unpainted] and the photos are not so good but nevertheless i happy that i can smoke a such an old pipe.
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