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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Unbelievable grain hiding under that finish. Your dye job did an amazing job of really brining out its beauty.
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Thanks so much! Yes, I’ve developed an approach to using dyes that works well with bringing out the grain. Appreciate you noticing!