Wednesday, May 21st, 2014


Slovakian Newcomer Makes His Mark

    It seems there is always one ‘thing’ about a pipecrafter’s style that draws my attention. There is always one sort of standout characteristic that tells me, “You need to get to know this guy!” Things like Bruce Weaver’s blasting techniques, the finishes of Dotter pipes, the classic ‘tough guy’ poker shapes from Mark Balkovec (who can do much more than a classic poker I assure you …), etc. You get the picture. In sports we call this the “intangible”. For 40-year old Patrick Slazansky, his intangible is theRead More