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'''Gian Maria Gamboni''' about himself:
  
 
I was born in Florence, Italy but usually I live between Rome, Milan and the west coast of Sardinia.
 
I was born in Florence, Italy but usually I live between Rome, Milan and the west coast of Sardinia.
 
I currently work as network engineer in Switzerland.
 
I currently work as network engineer in Switzerland.
  
Pipes are my passion, about fifteen years ago, when I began to collect smoking pipes, I would have never thought that one day I would build my own pipes, but two years ago, the curiosity brought me to make the first one.
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Pipes are my passion, about fifteen years ago, when I began to collect smoking pipes, I would have never thought that one day I would build my own pipes, but two years ago, the curiosity brought me to make the first one. It was a surprize for me when that same day a friend of mine took that brand new pipe for himself. Then I made a second one, and so on.
It was a surprize for me when that same day a friend of mine took that brand new pipe for himself.
 
Then I made a second one, and so on.
 
Now I build about ten pipes per month.
 
Each pipe is unique in shape, dimensions and color, crafted by hand from the aged bare briar block, coming from Calabria or Tuscany, that I personally select in the place.
 
All of my stems are made in volcanite and sometimes in lucite or horn.
 
I tend to realize smooth and polished pieces, but anyway, during the work, some minor impefection may arise on the wood surface: in that case I will rusticate or sandblast.
 
 
 
 
 
- GIAN MARIA GAMBONI -
 
  gmgpipes@yahoo.es
 
  
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Now I build about ten pipes per month. Each pipe is unique in shape, dimensions and color, crafted by hand from the aged bare briar block, coming from Calabria or Tuscany, that I personally select in the place. All of my stems are made in volcanite and sometimes in lucite or horn. I tend to realize smooth and polished pieces, but anyway, during the work, some minor impefection may arise on the wood surface: in that case I will rusticate or sandblast.
  
[http://www.flickr.com/photos/gmgpipes My Gallery]
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Gian Maria Gamboni
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E-mail: [mailto:gmgpipes@yahoo.es gmgpipes@yahoo.es]
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Website: [http://www.flickr.com/photos/gmgpipes My Gallery]
  
 
[[Category: Pipe makers by nationality]]
 
[[Category: Pipe makers by nationality]]
 
[[Category: Italy]]
 
[[Category: Italy]]

Revision as of 18:02, 7 July 2008

Gamboni Handmade Pipes


Gian Maria Gamboni about himself:

I was born in Florence, Italy but usually I live between Rome, Milan and the west coast of Sardinia. I currently work as network engineer in Switzerland.

Pipes are my passion, about fifteen years ago, when I began to collect smoking pipes, I would have never thought that one day I would build my own pipes, but two years ago, the curiosity brought me to make the first one. It was a surprize for me when that same day a friend of mine took that brand new pipe for himself. Then I made a second one, and so on.

Now I build about ten pipes per month. Each pipe is unique in shape, dimensions and color, crafted by hand from the aged bare briar block, coming from Calabria or Tuscany, that I personally select in the place. All of my stems are made in volcanite and sometimes in lucite or horn. I tend to realize smooth and polished pieces, but anyway, during the work, some minor impefection may arise on the wood surface: in that case I will rusticate or sandblast.

Gian Maria Gamboni
E-mail: gmgpipes@yahoo.es
Website: My Gallery