A Mobile Restoration in Florida of a Floridian Bennington Supreme Half Bent Billiard

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Blog by Dal Stanton

After having enough snow in Golden, Colorado, my wife and I packed up and decided that continuing to wait out COVID would be more enjoyable in sunny Florida. Staying a few weeks visiting family in Port St. Lucie, would mean thawing temperatures and sunshine.  The next pipe on my mobile worktable is an attractive half bent Billiard that I acquired in December of 2017 on the auction block from a seller in Fort White, Florida.  Fort White is a small town in north-central Florida that was named for a fort that was built there in the 1830s back when Florida was still wild and unsettled except by very rugged, tough folk and entrepreneurs who could see the possibilities.  I was surprised to find that the nomenclature on the pipe also has its origins in Florida.  Here are pictures of the Bennington Supreme Half Bent Billiard.The…

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2 thoughts on “A Mobile Restoration in Florida of a Floridian Bennington Supreme Half Bent Billiard

    1. ThePipeSteward

      Thanks so much! Yes, I’ve developed an approach to using dyes that works well with bringing out the grain. Appreciate you noticing!

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