Elliott Nachwalter

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cutting on bandsaw

cutting on bandsaw
After drawing the shape, the block must be cut out on the bandsaw and trimmed to take full advantage of the grain.
The block must be marked with precision for the drilling and turning operations that are to follow. At this point one starts to get a better sense of what mouthpiece will be appropriate for the pipe. marked for drilling and turning

marked for drilling and turning
drilling tobacco bowl

drilling tobacco bowl
At this point an appropriate size drill bit is chosen in proportion to the pipes wall thickness and overall design. The tobacco bowl is then bored to the correct depth.
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