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  Smoking pipe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The smoking pipe typically consists of a small chamber (the bowl) for the combustion of the substance to be smoked and a thin stem (shank) that ends in a mouthpiece (also called a bit).
Pipes are made from a variety of materials, the most common being (in order of use): briar, corncob, meerschaum, African block meerschaum, clay, cherry, wood, glass, gourd, bamboo (as in the Japanese Kiseru), and various other materials, such as morta and metal.
Pipe tobacco can be purchased in several forms, which vary both in flavour (leading to many blends, or the opportunity for the smoker to blend their own tobaccos) and in the physical shape and size to which the tobacco has been reduced.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Smoking_pipe   (2593 words)

 Pipe Smoking and Health
A subsequent revision of this report, which appeared in 1979, concluded that pipe smoking increased the mortality ratio slightly, when compared with non-smokers, but the effect was minimal when compared to cigarette smokers.
Pipe smokers using four or fewer bowls of tobacco per day had a lower mortality ratio than non-smokers - meaning the death rate was less for occasional pipe smokers than for the general population.
Pipe smokers often like to recite one of his most relevant quotes: "I believe that pipe smoking contributes to a somewhat calm and objective judgment in all human affairs".
www.meerschaumstore.com /health.htm   (923 words)

 Safer Smoking
The plus side of smoking a pipe as far as health is concerned is that the major disease associated with smoking - lung cancer - is relatively rare in pipe-smokers.
Pipes generate more heat in the smoke than cigarettes do and therefore are more irritating to the tissues in the mouth.
Smoking tobacco when you do can slow down the natural healing process and increase the chance of unprotected tissue being exposed to the carcinogens in tobacco smoke.
members.tripod.com /~graemets/Safer_Smoking.htm   (2142 words)

 Reason magazine -- July 1994
The difference between chain-smoking cigarettes and moderate pipe smoking is the difference between drinking a case of beer every day and having a glass of wine with lunch or dinner.
I began smoking a pipe in 1978, at the age of 28.
Pipe smoking is a ritual that requires patience and study.
reason.com /9407/col.newcombe.shtml   (1817 words)

 How to Start Smoking a Pipe
Cheap pipes sometimes lead to bitter tastes and wet or hot smokes, but sometimes these effects are merely a result of a new briar not being broken-in.
You can either hold the smoke in your mouth for a few seconds and just let it drift out and stop there, or you can take a puff, keep the smoke and the pipe stem in your mouth, then a few seconds later, take another puff, letting the previous puff escape into the air.
Pipe smoking is always supposed to be pleasant and there's no reason why it shouldn't always be so.
pipes.priss.org /howto.php   (1817 words)

 estate pipes cigars smoking tobacco estate pipe Dunhill Castello   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Pipe Den features the finest tobaccos available, top quality in pipes, an excellent selection of imported cigars, generous selections of quality estate pipes, a full range of accessories, lighters, and smoking "stuff", and one of the largest humidors in the southeast.
Use a pipe cleaner to remove condensation from your pipe while smoking.
Be sure to send BOTH the pipe and the old bit so we can be sure of a perfect fit for the new one.
www.pipeandcigar.com   (442 words)

 Tobacco pipe smoking tips
Your pipe cleaner that is. One year ago someone emailed and asked whether or not it was a good idea to leave a pipe cleaner in the stem when you're through smoking.
The pipe in which the cleaner was left in will be referred to as Pipe A. Pipe B is the pipe without.
Pipe carvers who have achieved the highest level of balance in their craft, in my opinion, appeal to the broadest number pipe enthuseists...
vegassmokes.com /pipe-smoking-tips.htm   (11419 words)

 Myth of Brand and Maker in Pipe Smoking
Like people, each pipe’s smoking quality and taste is different and unique in its own way, while each also simultaneously bears a generic resemblance to all other fine smoking pipes.
Using only one pipe for a basis of brand comparison is poor research design, and in fairness to Rich, I am sure that he never meant his experiment to be anything other than casual.
If I view all pipes in terms of their brand, I will begin to use those brand categories to organize various observations about pipesmoking in terms of who made the pipes, and not the pipes themselves.
www.greatnorthernpipeclub.org /Myth.htm   (4182 words)

 Pipe and Cigar Smoking: Fact Sheet no. 13   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Therefore the desired dose of nicotine is achieved without the need to inhale the smoke into the lungs.  Cigars are capable of providing high levels of nicotine at a rate fast enough to produce clear dependence, even if the smoke is not inhaled.
Pipe and cigar smokers experience higher mortality from bronchitis and emphysema as compared with non-smokers although not as high as that of current cigarette smokers.
Pipe and cigar smoking and major cardiovascular events cancer incidence and all-    cause mortality in middle-aged British men.
www.ash.org.uk /html/factsheets/html/fact13.html   (1166 words)

 Eric Melby's Pipe Site - Pipe Smoking   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
To those who do not smoke, they cannot understand what kind of pleasure is derived from lighting up a bunch of dried and smelly leaves in a hunk of wood.
Smoking a pipe is supposed to be relaxing.
Pipe smokers differ from cigarette smokers in that they do not have to smoke.
homepage.mac.com /ericmelby/Pipes/pipesmoking.html   (494 words)

 Historic and Pre-Historic Native Smoking Pipe Bibliography
Chandler, C.K. A Stone Pipe From the Lower Pecos Region of Val Verde County, Texas.
Carved Steatite and Sandstone Tubes: Pipes for Smoking or Shaman's Paraphrenalia.
Turnbaugh, William A. Tobacco, Pipes, Smoking And Rituals Among The Indians Of The Northeast.
www.digitalpresence.com /histarch/pipe.html   (1728 words)

 Pipe Smoking   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
As early as about 1575 pipes were being made in England, but by the 17th century Holland had become the dominant center for the manufacture of clay pipes.
Delightful and imaginative pipes of every description were being made from molds in Germany, Holland, and the USA as well as the UK the pipe making center of the 19th Century.
A 1964 study once showed that pipe smokers on average lived longer than the general population, but that study failed to control for social factors and did not include an adequate representation of pipe smokers to be considered sound.
www.ramshornstudio.com /pipe_smoking.htm   (1497 words)

 News - Water-Pipe Smoking Poses Health Threat to Teens   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
According to a study by researchers at the Israel Ministry of Health in Jerusalem, Israel, water-pipe smoking, also known as narghile smoking, is on the rise among teens across the world.
Teens held common misconceptions about water-pipe smoking, such as that it involved less nicotine exposure than cigarettes, that the water filtered out the toxic chemicals, that it was less irritating to the respiratory tract, and that the tobacco contained fruit, so it was healthy.
Teens said they smoked because it brought them pleasure, it helped them feel intimate at a social gathering, it helped them deal with pressure, and because it helped them to be accepted by their peers.
kidshealth.org /research/water_pipe.html   (656 words)

 GrassCity.Com - What's a smoking pipe?
Nowadays, pipes are made of nearly all sorts of material like glass, stone, metal, wood and bamboo.
Using a water pipe or a bong ensures you that the feeling you'll get is very pure as you don't need to use tobacco and the smoke is filtered by water.
Smoking Pipes are great for their ease of use and portability.
shop.grasscity.com /shop/grasscity/smoking_pipes.html   (269 words)

 J.H. Lowe Smoking Pipe Repair Parts and Supplies
The stems we offer are unfinished and need to be fitted to each pipe on an individual basis by a pipe maker or pipe repairman with the knowledge, tools and equipment to do the job properly.
If you are in need of a repair for a pipe, Tim West, 30 years a pipe repairman and owner of J. Lowe, can do the work on your pipes for you.
Tim will use his years of experience with the pipe making and pipe repairing trades to answer your questions and provide you with the very best quality smoking pipe parts available.
www.jhlowe.com   (445 words)

 PR-99-23/Cigars and Pipes as Lethal as Cigarettes
Cigars and pipes, long promoted by the tobacco industry as status symbols or glamorous cousins of the humble cigarette, are just as lethal – they cause cancer and they kill just like cigarettes do, says a new European study released today by the Lyon (France)-based International Agency For Research On Cancer (IARC).
A dose-response relationship between lung cancer risk and either duration of smoking or average and cumulative consumption was seen for cigar and cigarillo smoking, pipe smoking, and cigarette smoking.
Lower rates of lung cancer among cigar and pipe smokers are attributable to the fact that pipe and cigar smokers consume less tobacco on average than cigarette smokers, and not because cigars and pipe tobacco are less harmful.
www.who.int /inf-pr-1999/en/pr99-23.html   (527 words)

 Tobacco Pipes, Smoking Pipes, Estate Pipes & Pipe Tobacco at Smoking Pipes .com
Lasse's pipes have been enormously popular at Smokingpipes.com for over a year now, and while we've had less of Benni's pipes, we've been excited to have more recently.
Lee has been making pipes since the 1980s, but, while he developed a regional popularity during the 1990s, he really wasn't well known in the world pipe market until the early 2000s, when he suddenly found himself enormously popular in Japan.
Ichi Kitahara, a relative newcomer to the pipe making world, has really made great strides in the past year and particularly impressive strides in the past four months since we first saw his work.
www.smokingpipes.com   (1156 words)

 Knoxville Area Pipe Smokers
The Knoxville Area Pipe Smokers club is located in the beautiful Knoxville, Tennessee area, near the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains and home of The University of Tennessee Volunteers.
The club is open to anyone who enjoys the pleasure of pipe smoking, collecting pipes, trying new tobacco and the companionship and fellowship with other smokers and collectors.
This is a place for Fred to share his thoughts about pipes, tobaccos, the industry and whatever else might be found in the smoke from his Ashton.
www.knoxpipesmokers.org   (426 words)

She found a couple of slight cracks on a Comoy Skater, she must have checked it with a magnifying glass, before she put on a new stem, to replace a 9mm fitted one.
She replaced the tenon, saved the 8 dot stem and cleaned it up a bit, looks and smokes better than ever and I had the pipe back a couple of days later after I sent it to her.
I'm very pleased to have found a source for pipe repair that knows what customer satisfaction means.
www.smokingpiperepairs.com   (184 words)

 Village of St. Claude   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
A ¼" copper pipe had been installed during construction from the bottom of the funnel to the end of the pipe stem.
The main industry of this city in France was the manufacturing of smoking pipes.
The City of St. Claude, France also has their own monument of a smoking pipe.
www.bigthings.ca /manitoba/stclaude.html   (216 words)

 pipes.org - the nexus of pipes on the net
There is the Pipes Digest introductory "how to" guide with lots of good information.
There is a page on what you need to start smoking a pipe.
There are two articles with information on meerschaum pipes: one and two.
www.pipes.org   (515 words)

 Smoking Pipe in France: Ad Hoc Pipe unique collection
is happy to present you a collection of smoking pipes produced in
Enjoy our classic and colored smoking pipes, but also our freehand pipes and special models, you will only find in
And Ad Hoc Pipe is now certified withe the Premium Web Site Label, which will waranty you for any order issued on our company.
www.adhocpipe.com   (238 words)

 Aznavur Meerschaum Pipes - meerschaum smoking pipes = meerschaum pipe
Very nice smoking pipes are made of this wonderful mineral.
Meerschaum, contrary to popular belief, is not the fossilized remains of sea creatures, but a mineral: Hydrous Magnesium Silcate, it is found Meerschaum’s magnesium content provides strength while the hydrogen and oxygen contribute porosity.
This natural absorbency causes the meerschaum pipes to slowly change color, eventually turning rich brown color.
www.aznavur.com   (233 words)

 American Smoking Pipe Company Home Page
For over 21 years American has created unique pipes- lightweight and comfortable, using only the finest hand selected Grecian Plateaux briar.
All American pipes employ a custom made Italian fl lucite stem which is filed, sanded, and polished to perfection to ensure a long and comfortable relationship between the pipe and its owner.
Customer designs are always welcomed as we endeavor to create your "dream" pipe.
www.amsmoke.com   (93 words)

 NightOwl PipeWorks
These precision skills are applied to every pipe that passes through the NightOwl doors.
Additionally, I have been trained in custom pipe making under the practiced eye of Jody Davis (www.jdavispipes.com).
You can be sure that your pipes will receive the utmost in personal care at NightOwl PipeWorks.
www.nightowlpipeworks.com   (131 words)

 Smoking Pipes | Pipe Tobacco | Pipe Repairs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Paul's Pipeland is the first choice in guaranteed, quality smoking pipe repair and mild, unique pipe tobacco.
Like you, we realize the pleasure and enjoyment that a pipe and a great tobacco can bring.
Our PIPE REPAIRS are done with honesty and attention to detail.
www.pipeland.com   (73 words)

 Pipe and Pouch.
It is said Newton was smoking under a tree in his garden when the historic apple fell.
Scott, Campbell, Byron, Hood, and Lamb all smoked, and Carlyle and Tennyson were rarely without a pipe in their mouths.
Three of the most delightful poems in praise of smoking are his, and with Mr.
www.gutenberg.org /dirs/1/4/8/8/14887/14887-h/14887-h.htm   (4489 words)

 Knoxville Cigar Company, Your Complete On-Line Tobacconist
New pipes from Tom Richard, Joao Reis, Peter Matzhold, and some new carver's.
We offer a wide selection of pipes and pipe tobacco from some of the biggest names in the pipe world.
If it's cigars or men's shaving products you are looking for then you have found them from companies like Arturo Fuente, Padron, Davidoff, Caribe, Avo, Taylor of Old Bond Street, Truefitt and Hill, Caswell Massey, Geo F. Trumper, D.R. Harris and many others.
www.pipesforless.com   (202 words)

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