Pipe Smoking – Learn How To Smoke a Pipe

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pipe smoking captainHave you ever been walking through the park and smelled the wonderful aroma of someone smoking a tobacco pipe? Have you ever considered taking up pipe smoking but didn’t know where to start? In 7 short articles you can learn how to smoke a pipe!

I encourage you to take the time to read through the Not-So Boring Guide to Pipe Smoking which is written especially for pipe smoking beginners. The guide is 6 pages and will help you choose your first pipe as well as choosing your first pipe tobacco. We’ll also cover which accessories are a must have for your tobacco pipe and which are just nice to have down the road. Once you’ve got all your pipe smoking gear we’ll discuss how to pack your pipe the right way. Once it’s packed it’s time to light it up and puff away. All the information you need to start smoking pipes is just a click away.

Introduction to Pipe Smoking for Beginners

Smoking pipes is really all about relaxation. Since tobacco was discovered its been a favorite pastime of men and now some women find themselves smoking a tobacco pipe. There are really only 3 ways to smoke tobacco: cigarettes, cigars, and the pipe. The tobacco pipe is the only option which gives the smoker a lasting sense of pleasure and a total state of relaxation.

A pipe is similar to a fountain pen or a fine time piece. It’s truly is a thing of beauty. Some even call a well-crafted pipe a work of art. It’s a pleasure to hold, inspect, perhaps tell a story about, and demands a certain amount of respect.

What you’ll find over time is that smoking a pipe is actually an art and a science. The first task to learn is packing your pipe. Once it is packed with your pipe tobacco of choice, lighting it evenly is the next challenge. Learning to actually smoke your pipe will also take some time. Don’t be afraid though, learning these skills is not a painstakingly long process nor are they hard to learn. It just takes some understanding and patience. The rewards of properly smoked tobacco pipes is a wonderful aroma and a great taste, not to mention a relaxed state of mind.

The Rest of the Pipe Smoking Guide

Art of Smoking a Tobacco Pipe

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Buying a Tobacco Pipe

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Must Have Pipe Accessories

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Tips and Tricks

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Tobacco Pipe Parts

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