Alternative Woods Used For Pipemaking

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Alternative Woods Used For Pipemaking

Although briar pipes are by far the most popular, various other woods are also used by pipe makers. Click on one of the many wood types for examples of pipes made with these woods. Many thanks to pipemaker Elie for suggesting this section. Also see Pipes in Other Woods an article written for The Collector by Tim Fuller


African Blackwood or Mpingo | Link to Wikipedia on African Blackwood/Mpingo.

Argentine Brown Ebony (Guayacaú Negro) | Link to Wikipedia on Guayacaú Negro

Cherry Wood | Link to Wikipedia on Cherry Wood.

Coihue | Link to Wikipedia on Coihue.

Coronilla | Link to Wikipedia on Coronilla in pipemaking.

Eucalyptus | Link to Wikipedia on Eucalyptus.

Juniper | Link to Wikipedia on Juniper.

Leadwood | Link to Wikipedia on Leadwood.

Lemonwood | Link to Wikipedia on Lemonwood.

Lenga | Link to Wikipedia on Lenga.

Manzanita | Link to Wikipedia on Manzanita.

Morta (Fossilized or Bog Oak) | Link to Wikipedia on Morta

Mountain Laurel/Calico Bush | Link to Wikipedia on Mountain Laurel

Olive Wood | Link to Wikipedia on Olive Wood.

Osage Orange | Link to Wikipedia on Osage Orange.

Pear Wood | Link to Wikipedia on Pear.

Strawberry Wood | Link to Wikipedia on Strawberry Wood.

Tagua Nut | Link to Wikipedia on Tagua Nut.

Walnut | Link to Wikipedia on Walnut.