A classic billiard for this 2018 Christmas season. The Dr Bob Rustication is stained in dark green and the bowl is coated. A very attractive hand crafted ebonite stem (the German maker calls this rod stock Christmas) contrasts well with the green stain on the bowl and shank.
A Dr Bob hawkbill but in a new medium of morta. The ring grain is outstanding and blasted well showing off many concentric rings from the bowl to the mortise area. A hand cut acrylic white stem contrasts nicely with the black stain. The tobacco chamber is coated.
One of my unique shapes, a hawk bill in the cup and saucer style. The stain is medium brown and brings out the birds eye on the bottom of the saucer. The blast is crisp and extends the length of the bowl and shank. A handcut ebonite stem, with attractive swirls, completes the balance and flow. The tobacco chamber is coated.
This squat tomato, in Dr Bob rustication, is stained dark brown and there is an attractive subtle lighter brown stain in the rustication. The hand cut acrylic stem provides a sleek flow from mortise to button. The tobacco chamber is coated.
This nose warmer is done in Dr Bob rustication and the bowl and shank are stained light brown with a smooth rim on the bowl top. The black stem is vulcanite and the tobacco chamber is coated. This is a cool small pipe with the squat tomato shape and has nice balance and a great hand and mouth feel.
A small feather weight apple, finished in Dr Bob rustication and the bowl and shank are stained black. The top of the bowl rim is smooth and the tobacco chamber is coated. The black vulcanite stem has a nice fish tail shape towards the button and gives a comfortable mouth feel.
A classic shaped billiard finished in Dr Bob rustication. The bowl and shank are done in a medium brown stain and the top of the bowl rim is left smooth. The saddle stem is black vulcanite and the tobacco chamber is coated. The pipe is very light and well balanced.
This nose warmer is done in Dr Bob rustication with a black stain on the bowl and shank. The top rim is left smooth and the tobacco chamber is coated. The hand cut acrylic yellow stem, with a black accent ring, nicely gives contrast to the black bowl and shank.
A smaller sized pipe sandblasted and finished in a medium stain. The blast is craggy and the tobacco chamber is coated. This quarter bent is fitted with a hand cut ebonite stem in light green color. It has balance and a great mouth feel.
My son-in-law, here in the boonies of Vt., harvested some cheery trees years ago and gave me some well aged pieces. Now it is time for a new adventure and thus my first cherry wood pipe. This featherweight is in the classic cherry wood shape and is a sitter. The color is natural without stain just polished. The stem is vulcanite and the tobacco chamber is coated.
My wife was at a local hot air balloon festival, took some picures (one in the pipe photos), and when I gazed at it, I saw a new pipe shape, the hot air balloon. It is complete with an under basket (no people inside). The bowl and shank are done in Dr Bob rustication and stained buck skin. The hand cut stem is acrylic and in a raspberry color that has some sparcle/irridescent qualities. The tobacco chamber is coated. A pipe to give you an up and away experience!!
A classic shape done in Dr Bob rustication. The bowl and shank are finished with a black stain and the top of the bowl is smooth and left natural in color. The tobacco chamber is coated. The hand cut ebonite stem is black with a very light colored swirl pattern and really compliments the black stained bowl. A graceful flow and feel occurs with the quarter bent shank and stem.
Here is a wonderful pipe for lovers of the convenient military stem for easy storage. The apple bowl is in Dr Bob rustication and stained dark brown. The bowl rim and shaped mortise area are smooth. This feather weight pipe flows together with a hand cut ebonite military style stem with pale blue and black swirls. The tobacco chamber is coated.
A modified bull dog with the bowl that has a sweeping flow into the quarter bent shank and stem. The bowl and shank are done in Dr Bob rustication and have a black stain. The smooth bowl top provides a nice contrast. The hand cut ebonite stem has a pretty swirl pattern of very pale green and black colors. The tobacco chamber is coated.
RUSTIC PIPE SERIES: STRAIGHT APPLE WITH RED STEM(BRS)
This apple is done with Dr Bob rustication on the bowl and shank and is finished with a black stain. The tobacco chamber is coated for easier break in. The stem is hand cut acrylic and has a cranberry red color that is slighly irridescent and gives a wonderful contrast with the black bowl and shank. The pipe is light and comfortable in the mouth. The tobacco chamber is coated.
A Dr Bob rusticated hawkbill. The bowl and shank are stained buckskin. The hand cut acrylic stem is in a lemon yellow color which balances nicely with the buckskin. The tobacco chamber is coated for easy break in.
This stacked bull dog is finished with Dr Bob Rustication in a medium brown stain. The diamond shank has a variation from classic as the sides of the diamond flow in a gentle curve onto the sides of the bowl up to the cut groove. The hand cut ebonite stem has a spalted tamirind decorative piece providing a nice contrast. A light weight pipe with a great hand feel. STAMPING ID:PPP Length: 5 1/2 inches Bowl Height: 2 3/8 inches Bowl Width: 1 3/4 inches Chamber Depth: 1 7/8 inches Chamber Diameter: 3/4 inches Weight: 2 ounces PRICE: $340
SANDBLASTED STRAWBERRY BILLIARD
This cool small billiard lightweight pipe is blasted in cross cut orientation. Staining black brings out the very fine rings of the strawberry wood on the front and back of the bowl and the top and bottom of the shank. Fine birds eye shows up on the sides of the bowl. The pipe is finished in a hand cut tapered ebonite stem with very attractive swirls of black and pumpkin. The tobacco chamber is coated to give easy break in.
A featherweight pipe with a great hand and mouth feel. The bowl and shank are stained in darkish tan which brings out the surround flame grain. The dublin shaped bowl flows nicely into a black hand cut ebonite stem with a nice taper off the mortise junction. The tobacco chamber can be coaed if desired prior to shipping.
A featherweight smooth billiard in a medium walnut stain. The grain is surround flame type. A hand cut ebonite stem completes this beauty. The tobacco chamber can be coated prior to shipping if desired.
This attractive eighth bent squat tomato has a smooth bowl and shank in a medium brown stain. Flame grain surrounds the bowl and is contrasted with abundant birds eye on the top and bottom of the bowl and shank. An ox shank extender in dark brown and grey colors has a cranberry colored ring at the shank and stem junction. Completing the pipe is a hand cut black ebonite stem gently curving downwards. The bowl can be coated prior to shipping if desired.
This pipe has a lot going on to give it a great eye appeal. The cutty shaped bowl is in Dr Bob rustication with a natural stain. The bowl flows nicely into a bamboo shank extension. The handcut ebonite stem has a beautiful swirl pattern of black and honey. The bowl can be coated upon request prior to shipping.
This freehand is a real eye catcher. The bowl shape is Dublinish and has an attractive medium brown double contrast stain. The top and heel are smooth and show nice birds eye. The bent shank finishes in a rounded smooth mortise face and a recessed mortise. A hand cut Cumberland stem completes this beauty. The tobacco chamber is coated for easy break in.
This straight grain free hand has several attractive features. The stain is British tan. The mortise is left in plateau and is recessed to accomodate a hand cut black ebonite stem. This beautiful pipe is well balanced with a great hand feel. The tobacco chamber is coated for easy break in.
A bent freehand with a smooth finish in medium brown stain. The flame grain surrounds the bowl and shank. This beauty has very nice symetry and flowing lines. A white acrylic extension piece in the shank provides nice contrast with a black handcut ebonite stem and the brown color of the bowl and stem. The tobacco chamber is coated. The stamping area has an outline of rustication for a nice contrast.
This bent billiard has a great hand feel as the bowl and shank are chunky. The bowl is finished in a darker brown, sandblasted style. A raised white acrylic accent ring on the shank gives a nice color contrast between shank and stem. The stem is hand cut dark reddish cumberland. The bowl is coated to enhance cake formation.
SMOOTH BENT OVAL APPLE This bent apple has a slight oval shape in cross section. The bowl is stained in dark walnut and flame grain surrounds the bowl. Nice birds eye pops out on the bottom of the bowl. The stem is hand cut ebonite. This apple has a good hand feel and is well balanced. The bowl is coated for easy break in.
This handsome egg pipe has a smooth bowl with surround flame grain and attractive birdseye at the bowl top and heel. The bowl is finished in a medium brown stain. The tobacco chamber is very generous for a longer smoke. The shank is completed with a bamboo extension and flows nicely into a black acrylic bit. This pipe has lots of eye catching qualities and has a great hand feel.
All Dr Bob Pipes have their representative red, white & blue dots representing Old Glory and signifying that they are American-made quality pipes.
All tobacco chambers are coated with a proprietary formula to enhance the breaking in pleasure of the pipe. All tenons are made of delrin.
The old system of Patriot and Heritage has been change to P meaning Patriot and H meaning Heritage. Ambassador has been eliminated. These changes have been made to simplify the grading system. The P, PP, PPP are levels of increasing quality or size and are all rusticated or sandblasted. The H and HH are the highest grades and are smooth pipes or smooth pipes with minimal rustication.
Dr Bob Pipe stamping is as follows:
Pipe maker's name
Country of origin
6 1/2 inches or larger
7 1/2 inches or larger
8 1/2 inches or larger
Chamber Diameter of 1 inch or greater
NOTE: I have changed my stamping to no longer have the smooth/rusticated and stain designations(like S for smooth or M for medium finish) just to simplify the stamping.
There may be an additional charge of $25 for silver work, extenders, or hand-cut stems; and a possible $50 charge for magnums. There may be additional charges of $25 per increase in sizes of XL, XXL, and XXXL.
HAND MADE PIPE BAGS
Each pipe comes with one of these beautiful handmade ultra suede pipe bags created by my wife. They are also available for sale separately. Please click the link that corresponds with the stitching color you prefer (red or silver).
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All prices are in United States (U.S.) currency (dollars).* Shipping is done through the United States Postal Service (USPS) using Priority Mail, insured with tracking. Domestic shipping is $12.00. International shipping is $25. If you are purchasing a pipe from a country outside the USA, please contact me first about shipping charges.
Guarantee: If within one year of the purchase date your pipe has a burn out or crack in the bowl, I will replace the pipe for the original buyer: shipping costs will be paid for the replacement by the original buyer
Handmade pipe bags have the shipping included in the price ($15.00)