SMOOTH FULL BENT APPLE SMOKIG PIPE KIT
Martin Vlasak is among the few pipe makes in the world that can merge the classic shapes of the pipe with exotic ideas, and their pipes are yet very elegant and practical. You are seeing one of his best creation, which is the best example of his current ability to carve and form the briar pipe. Looking to this pipe kit, you can easily find all elements in the right positions. The pipe kit generally exhibits the cure lines of carving. The pipe itself exhibit almost unbelievable full bent manner of carving. This interesting pipe has a beautiful Artificail Stone insertion and the mouthpiese offers a briar extension.
The pipe stand is made of briar and follows the same carving pattern as in the pipe. When the pipe places on the stand, the general axis of the pipes and stand will be in the parallel way. The pipe will be suspended on the stand in the balanced way. The Tamper also offers the Artificial Stone insertion to echo the harmony between pipe and tamper. Both pipe and Tamper can place easily on the stand. Please take a look again to the pictures to understand how masterfully this kit was designed and carved by this artisan.
Marin Vlasak was born in Roudnice nad labem in Czech Republic. He started his career when he was so young as a carpenter and restorer. But soon his passion to smoking pipes bring him to another challenging way. He cancelled his furniture company and starts to carve smoking pipe as a full time artisan. He is carving pipe for more than 20 years and during these times he was honored by a lot of famous design companies and famous celebrities.
In 2003 he had designed for the company Brebbia Pipe in series Grandi designer delta pipe. Therefore, he was ranked among famous names like Pollner, Barbi, Paronella, Tsuge and so on. He has never carved two pipes with the same shape and therefore all of his works are quite unique. Some of his pipes are in the pipe museum of Alberto Paronelli, which is the largest in the world. He works are always surprising with the highest quality. Recently he is living in Brno and working as a full time pipe maker.