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They were able to manufacture a replaceable hollow wooden tube made from rock maple dowelling, which when inserted into a specially made pipe, caused absolutely no restriction to the draw of the pipe, yet extracted many of the impurities which had caused tongue bite. The result was indeed a truly better smoking pipe.
 
They were able to manufacture a replaceable hollow wooden tube made from rock maple dowelling, which when inserted into a specially made pipe, caused absolutely no restriction to the draw of the pipe, yet extracted many of the impurities which had caused tongue bite. The result was indeed a truly better smoking pipe.
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[[Image:Brigham Acadian.jpg|left|thumb|Brigham Acadian - Current Line]]
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[[Image:Brigham Acadian.jpg|left|thumb|Brigham Acadian - Current Line]][[File:BrighamHow.jpg|thumb|Courtesy Doug Valitchka]][[File:BrighamFilters.jpg|thumb|Courtesy Doug Valitchka]]As a result, sales of Brigham pipes climbed briskly afterwards, and by the 1960’s there were well over 40 full time production staff. For over four decades now, the company has been the leading Canadian pipe manufacturer, producing more than three quarters of all the pipes made in Canada.  
As a result, sales of Brigham pipes climbed briskly afterwards, and by the 1960’s there were well over 40 full time production staff. For over four decades now, the company has been the leading Canadian pipe manufacturer, producing more than three quarters of all the pipes made in Canada.  
      
In 1978, Roy’s grandson '''Mike''' joined the firm and together with Herb (now in his 80s) they still produce pipes and wooden filters according to long established techniques, resulting in consistently high quality products. Several pipe makers who learned the craft of pipe making here at Brigham went on to make a name for themselves in Canada and internationally including Philip Trypis and [[Julius Vesz]].
 
In 1978, Roy’s grandson '''Mike''' joined the firm and together with Herb (now in his 80s) they still produce pipes and wooden filters according to long established techniques, resulting in consistently high quality products. Several pipe makers who learned the craft of pipe making here at Brigham went on to make a name for themselves in Canada and internationally including Philip Trypis and [[Julius Vesz]].
    
Al Lanman reports seeing in the obituaries of the Toronto Star October 2, 2010 that Roy Brigham's son Herb died Sept. 30, 2010 at the age of 94.  the photo show shows him with a Brigham freehand clenched in his mouth.
 
Al Lanman reports seeing in the obituaries of the Toronto Star October 2, 2010 that Roy Brigham's son Herb died Sept. 30, 2010 at the age of 94.  the photo show shows him with a Brigham freehand clenched in his mouth.
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<gallery widths=185px caption="Examples and details, courtesy Doug Valitchka">
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File:BrighamOneDot.jpg|One Dot
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File:Brigham3Dot05.jpg|Three Dot
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File:Brigham3Dot07.jpg|Three Dot Nomenclature
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File:BrighamGiant08.jpg|Giant
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File:BrighamGiant07.jpg|Giant Nomenclature
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File:BrighamVoyageur09.jpg|Voyager
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File:BrighamVoyageur07.jpg|Voyager Nomenclature (Note "Italy")
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File:BrighamVoyager09.jpg|Voyager
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File:BrighamVoyageur08.jpg|Voyager Nomenclature (Note "Italy")
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</gallery>
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  Website: [http://www.brighampipes.com/2006%20Update.htm '''Brigham Pipes''']
 
  Website: [http://www.brighampipes.com/2006%20Update.htm '''Brigham Pipes''']

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