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ozark southpaw

Funky Fake Cavalier-Sorta.

It's a fake because that cap on the end of the shank cannot be removed. To say that this pipe  does not look like what I had in mind when I started would be an under statement. That's all I'll say about that !

A while back Dave W. sent me a Lennox ( Lenox ?) that has a screw on bowl with a wood shank. Got me wondering if I could make one. The bowl was made from a block that Fletch gave me, the shank from another block that I had laying around. The threaded female insert is the same type I use in some of my tampers. The male part was a brass bolt that I cut the head off of and drilled a hole through. Both are epoxied in place.
I sent the bowl to Carl for blasting and staining and as usual he did a great job! The dark stain is blue to match the blue in the stem and cap. The stem is polyester resin with a delrin tenon.

I had a lighter color stain on the shank but for some reason thought it needed to be a bit darker. Think maybe I should have left it as it was.









Oldredbeard

That's a really neat design, and very unusual. I like it a lot.
Drifter-MT

Yes indeed Ed!  I like it, fake end cap or not! Nicely done.
Piffyr

Nice, Ed! Any reason why you didn't use the blue on the shank too and, more importantly, how does that sucker smoke?
ozark southpaw

Piffyr wrote:
Nice, Ed! Any reason why you didn't use the blue on the shank too and, more importantly, how does that sucker smoke?


Uh,only that it didn't occur to me !  Laughing  Haven't smoked it. It may end up on my website,haven't decided yet.
JoeMan

Nice work Ed, as always.
ozark southpaw

Thanks Joe!
Piffyr

ozark southpaw wrote:
Uh,only that it didn't occur to me !  Laughing  Haven't smoked it. It may end up on my website,haven't decided yet.

You have to smoke it, Ed. It's a prototype. Do it for science!
pipesbywhitney

That's a cool Ed Purdy or Purdy James or whatever you want to call it ... an ingenuous Lenox for sure! Great job!
Thelonious Monkfish

That's nice, got a picture of the chamber? Also, let's hear how it smokes, c'mon...
pwoodard

Very nice work Ed.
vwdeano

VERY slick!  Good work.
WayneD

Wow! Thats some precision looking work, right there. I like the color combo. Nicely done.
C.E. Purdy

Ed,
I think it looks better with the darker shank. You matched it to the brown in the stem perfectly. Looks more cohesive now![/b]
ted

ED, You do beautiful work. Your construction and concepts are great. Carl's sandblast is superb.

But, That thing makes FILTO (the ugliest pipe I ever sold) look pretty good.
Everyone has an opinion.. sorry but that's mine..  td
ozark southpaw

Thanks gents!

Carl, I was unsure about the color change on the shank. I'm not good at matching colors. When I got it back from you it seemed like the shank needed to be darker. After I put the med. brown on it seemed like it should be lighter.  Confused

Tom--Filto !! You've given me another idea!!  Laughing
Oldredbeard

ted wrote:
ED, You do beautiful work. Your construction and concepts are great. Carl's sandblast is superb.

But, That thing makes FILTO (the ugliest pipe I ever sold) look pretty good.
Everyone has an opinion.. sorry but that's mine..  td


Don't hold back Tom, tell us how you really fell brother.  Laughing
ted

Oldredbeard wrote:
ted wrote:
ED, You do beautiful work. Your construction and concepts are great. Carl's sandblast is superb.

But, That thing makes FILTO (the ugliest pipe I ever sold) look pretty good.
Everyone has an opinion.. sorry but that's mine..  td


Don't hold back Tom, tell us how you really fell brother.  Laughing


That's right up there with that chocolate tobacco...  td
alsmith52

ted wrote:
Oldredbeard wrote:
ted wrote:
ED, You do beautiful work. Your construction and concepts are great. Carl's sandblast is superb.

But, That thing makes FILTO (the ugliest pipe I ever sold) look pretty good.
Everyone has an opinion.. sorry but that's mine..  td


Don't hold back Tom, tell us how you really fell brother.  Laughing


That's right up there with that chocolate tobacco...  td


What is wrong with chocolate tobacco? As a chocoholic I have to defend chocolate to the death by chocolate.
C.E. Purdy

ted wrote:
Oldredbeard wrote:
ted wrote:
ED, You do beautiful work. Your construction and concepts are great. Carl's sandblast is superb.

But, That thing makes FILTO (the ugliest pipe I ever sold) look pretty good.
Everyone has an opinion.. sorry but that's mine..  td


Don't hold back Tom, tell us how you really fell brother.  Laughing


That's right up there with that chocolate tobacco...  td


Oh hell! You'll be pullin' out the shot gun before long Shocked  Laughing
Rustiepyles

Great work Ed! It's the EJ SYSTEM!
ozark southpaw

Thanks Fletch ! I guess I could call it that since all of the patents for this type of pipe have probably run out!  Laughing
Dave G

Nice work Ed! That's a unique design. Great finish.
ozark southpaw

Thanks Dave !
Thelonious Monkfish

I like the stain and blast... yeah. Might do well in a head shop..
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