Hn handmade pipes
From Pipes, Artisans and Trademarks, by José Manuel Lopes
Heiner Nonnenbroich was born in 1953. A piano teacher, whose parents were artisans, his first experiments with pipes date back to the early 1970s.
He produces 50 to 70 pipes a year. They are freehands, 85% or which are fitted for 9 mm filters. He uses ebonite and acrylic stems, and uses briar from Italy, Algeria, and Corsica. His accessories are in acrylic and various types of wood.
Grading is (ascending): E, D, C, B, A, and AA. Stamp: logo + handmade, + grading.
From The Hn-pipes website
My name is Heiner Nonnenbroich, born in 1953. In my first job I am a piano teacher and work at a music school. I have been making pipes since 2002. My pipes are exclusively hand-made freehands. Most of my pipes are without filter. I source the best briar wood I can get only as plateaux from Italy and Spain. After the forming and staining, the pipes are oiled and - after several days of drying - polished and finished with Carnauba wax.
The mouthpieces are made from the best German ebonite rods.
hn handmade pipes Heiner Nonnenbroich Hochstrasse 86 47647 Kerken Germany Phone: +49 (0)2833 97165 E-mail: email@example.com Webseite: http://www.hn-pipes.de/