Pipe 101 Basics

Selecting your Pipe
Stem/Shaft/Mouthpiece/Material
Price vs Quality
Choosing a Pipe Tobacco
Where to Begin?

Pipe Anatomy

Overall Length
Measured from the start of the mouthpiece to the furthest end of the bowl.

Overall Height
Once in an upright position and top of the bowl is level - measured from the end of the mouthpiece to the bottom of the bowl.

Anatomy of a smoking pipe Bowl Height
Once the bowl is level - measured from the top of the bowl (rim) to the base.

Bowl Diameter
Measured externally from the widest section of the bowl.

Bore
Measured internal from the widest section of the bowl.


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