I don’t know much about pipes, but The Art of Manliness had a great primer today on smoking a pipe.  Everything from the materials needed (a pipe, tamper/cleaner, matches/lighter, tobacco) to how to smoke. Check out the full article here.

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I’ve seen many people compare cigars and pipes, and in general both have their merits.  I say to each their own.   I’ve only smoked a pipe a handful of times, but I’m definitely craving a pipe after reading that article.