Pipe 101 Basics


Welcome to 'Pipe 101 Basics', the objective of this guide is to talk through several important aspects of pipe smoking and is aimed to help beginners that are interested starting the hobby and interest of pipe smoking.

This guide will provide useful information which even the advanced and experience pipe smoker may possibly learn something new or even just to recap and refresh your memory.

The following topics discussed are shown below:
Selecting your Pipe
Stem/Shaft/Mouthpiece/Material
Price vs Quality
Choosing a Pipe Tobacco
Pipe Anatomy
Where to Begin?

For information on 'How To Smoke a Pipe', click on the following link here to read our guide.
To find out about the differences between the tobacco 'cut' types, click here and read our 'Tobacco Cut Guide'.

Calum from our Chester shop has also done a really informative video to get you started on pipe smoking. Check it out below.