I was born on August 4th, 1972. Ever since I was a child, I have been trying to make things with my hands using whatever materials I could find. Sometimes I made good things and sometimes I did not. Several times, I violently exploited the my father’s workshop not so much because I had no money to buy a kitchen board, for example, but because I wanted to make the things alone and I wanted the board in my kitchen to be made of natural wood, etc.
I bought my first pipe from a kiosk when I was 16 years old. It was Real Briar, an Albanian machine-made pipe. It was nothing special in other words, but I liked it...more