Difference between revisions of "Gourvelos, Kostas"

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'''''Inspired forms,'''''
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'''''gently revealed,'''''
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'''''with neat synergy.'''''
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'''''All that is in a pipemaker's mind...'''''
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Kostas started making pipes from the years he was a student. He encountered problems with tongue byte and trying to solve it he invent his "Aspida".
 
Kostas started making pipes from the years he was a student. He encountered problems with tongue byte and trying to solve it he invent his "Aspida".
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He made a few pipes for him and friends, but he really got involved with pipemaking when members from Greek pipeclub approached him.
 
He made a few pipes for him and friends, but he really got involved with pipemaking when members from Greek pipeclub approached him.
After some years he made the year pipe for the club.
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After some years he made the year pipe for the club...
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'''''"Every single item is a piece of art and soul.'''''
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'''''Becomes a masterpiece when in touch with Aspida".'''''
  
  
Aspida
 
 
[[File:Aspida-and-tips.jpg|800px|thumb|center| ]]
 
[[File:Aspida-and-tips.jpg|800px|thumb|center| ]]
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Aspida (a Greek word that means "shield"), consists of a small aluminum insert fitted between the pipe bowl and mouthpiece, able to accept a normal filter.
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On the nose tip there is a vertical flat surface, where the hot smoke steam hits against and so acts as a:
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Smoke cooler - Excellent natural multi-filter - Moisture trap - Humidity regulator
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'''''Life care ...for life!'''''
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'''Contact Information''':  
 
'''Contact Information''':  
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Chalandri, Athens, GREECE
 
Chalandri, Athens, GREECE
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Mobile: 0030-6947-07-1985
 
Mobile: 0030-6947-07-1985
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E-mail: kg@woodturning.gr  
 
E-mail: kg@woodturning.gr  
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Web Site: http://www.kg-pipes.gr
 
Web Site: http://www.kg-pipes.gr
  
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'''Here you can see some of his work:'''
[[File:326-fb.jpg|400px|thumb|left|#326 ]] [[File:306-fb.jpg|400px|thumb|right|#306 ]]
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[[File:263-fb.jpg|400px|thumb|left|#263 ]] [[File:245-fb.jpg|400px|thumb|right|#245 ]]
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[[File:252-fb.jpg|300px|thumb|left|#252 ]] [[File:332-fb.jpg|300px|thumb|right|#332 ]]
[[File:287-fb.jpg|400px|thumb|left|#287 ]] [[File:226-fb.jpg|400px|thumb|right|#226 ]]
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[[File:232-fb.jpg|300px|thumb|left|#232 ]] [[File:199-fb.jpg|300px|thumb|right|#199 ]]
[[File:281-fb.jpg|400px|thumb|left|#281 ]] [[File:340-fb.jpg|400px|thumb|right|#340 ]]
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[[File:326-fb.jpg|300px|thumb|left|#326 ]] [[File:306-fb.jpg|300px|thumb|right|#306 ]]
[[File:208-fb.jpg|400px|thumb|left|#208, Morta with mokume ]] [[File:314-fb.jpg|400px|thumb|right|#314 ]]
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[[File:293-fb.jpg|400px|thumb|left|#293 ]]
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[[File:287-fb.jpg|300px|thumb|left|#287 ]] [[File:226-fb.jpg|300px|thumb|right|#226 ]]
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[[File:208-fb.jpg|300px|thumb|left|#208, Morta with mokume ]] [[File:314-fb.jpg|300px|thumb|right|#314 ]]
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[[File:293-fb.jpg|300px|thumb|left|#293 ]]

Revision as of 22:58, 21 April 2013


Pipepedia-Head-1.jpg

Inspired forms,

gently revealed,

with neat synergy.

All that is in a pipemaker's mind...


Kostas started making pipes from the years he was a student. He encountered problems with tongue byte and trying to solve it he invent his "Aspida".

He made a few pipes for him and friends, but he really got involved with pipemaking when members from Greek pipeclub approached him.

After some years he made the year pipe for the club...



"Every single item is a piece of art and soul.

Becomes a masterpiece when in touch with Aspida".


Aspida-and-tips.jpg

Aspida (a Greek word that means "shield"), consists of a small aluminum insert fitted between the pipe bowl and mouthpiece, able to accept a normal filter.

On the nose tip there is a vertical flat surface, where the hot smoke steam hits against and so acts as a:

Smoke cooler - Excellent natural multi-filter - Moisture trap - Humidity regulator


Life care ...for life!



Contact Information:

Chalandri, Athens, GREECE

Mobile: 0030-6947-07-1985

E-mail: kg@woodturning.gr

Web Site: http://www.kg-pipes.gr



Here you can see some of his work:

#252
#332
#232
#199
#326
#306
#263
#245
#287
#226
#281
#340
#208, Morta with mokume
#314
#293