Nicely done Tim. I love the cross grain and birdseye on this one. It is a beauty. Great work.
About a month ago my wife surprised me with a haul of five that I could have never pulled off. She is an incredible woman and apparently has a better eye then myself. This was the worst of the lot.
The pipe upon receiving, a Savinelli Hercules 320 EX. She was big and beautiful.
She was in decent shape a little cake, rim char,the button was worn and the biggest problem was the stem logo, it was beyond saving very worn.
I started with my Castleford Reamer working from the smallest to the largest attachment and in this case the largest was too small. I moved to 250 grit sandpaper so I could take it back to the briar and finished it off with 400 grit paper.
Next the build up on the rim, I applied Method wood for good polish and let it soak in for 10 min . After the…
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