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== '''Pipes''' ==
 
== '''Pipes''' ==
 
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[[File:Branko-Sesa-pipe1.jpg|none|400px|thumb|left|'''rhodesian sandblasted black oak with african black wood ring and marmorized acrylic mouthpiece''']]
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[[File:Branko-Sesa-pipe2.jpg|none|400px|thumb|left|'''black oak lovat with palmwood ring''']]
 
[[File:Branko-Sesa-pipe3.jpg|none|400px|thumb|left|'''sandblasted briar with white bamboo shank''']]
 
[[File:Branko-Sesa-pipe4.jpg|none|400px|thumb|left|'''freehand''']]
 
[[File:Branko-Sesa-pipe5.jpg|none|400px|thumb|left|'''freehand olivewood with boxwood rine and cumberland green''']]
 
[[File:Branko-Sesa-pipe6.jpg|none|400px|thumb|left|'''freehand''']]
 
[[File:Branko-Sesa-pipe7.jpg|none|400px|thumb|left|'''the whale with african black wood ring and cumberland green''']]
 
[[File:Branko-Sesa-pipe8.jpg|none|400px|thumb|left|'''freehand St. Lucie cherrywood with bloodwood ring and cumberland red''']]
 
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File:Branko-Sesa-pipe1.jpg|thumb|left|'''rhodesian sandblasted black oak with african black wood ring and marmorized acrylic mouthpiece'''
 
File:Branko-Sesa-pipe1.jpg|thumb|left|'''rhodesian sandblasted black oak with african black wood ring and marmorized acrylic mouthpiece'''

Revision as of 00:05, 17 July 2013

Point of view

My name is Branko Sesa. I was born in Croatia in 1962 and I've lived and worked in Torino in the last fifteen years. I've crafted wood since I had been in my country but here, in Italy I realised my long standing desire to construct pipes.

Right from the beginning, nine years ago I had the luck to meet the big craftsman and maestro Mauro Gilli that with his precious advice has led me into the art of the craftsmanship. Curious by nature I have tried myself with different essences like root briar, lemonwood, olivewood, cherry wood and black oak.

I continued to make pipes made of root briar, olivewood and black oak according to their resistance, taste and the fulfilment of their aesthetic criteria. I also make mouthpieces out of different materials, mostly methacrylate, but if the shape, the lines or the colour of the wood require it I also use ebonite, cumberland or amber. In the craft I tend to free forms, probably it would be better to say : sculpture pipes, So in this last period I make "fossil" pipes out of root briar and "ship" pipes out of black oak.

In the case that the "materia prima" (raw material) has a particular and nice grain I tend to more simple, almost classic forms. I dedicate a special care to every detail in both the classic and the "sculpture" pipes. This is the reason for which my year production of pipes is limited to 40 / 50 pieces. With every new pipe I tend to improve the technical realisation.

On the creative side my aim is to realise a distinguishing personal style that has to be in harmony with the easiness with which my pipes are smoked.


Contacts:
mail: sesapipes@tiscali.it
Web: http://www.sesapipes.com


Pipes






Sculpures


Ibis

freehand sandblasted black oak with green cumberland
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The Whales

freehand halfsandblasted black oak with cumberland grey
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