Adam Davidson: Sandblasted Surfing Volcano
Product Number: 002-437-0054
Sometimes the perfect shape for a given block of briar will come to an artisan like a Jovian thunderbolt, an epiphany, a revelation, and a few frenzied hours/days later (Voila!) a pipe is created... and then there are the others, and this sweet Davidson surfing Volcano is one of those 'others'.
To be clear, Adam always intended this beauty to be a surfing Volcano; indeed he began this shape in Jeff Gracik's workshop back in 2010. Once home, he set the pipe on the shelf to let his back-brain continue to work on the ultimate outcome. As time passed, he applied a little tweak here, a bit of sanding there, until he finally arrived at a form that passed his notoriously fussy standards. In some ways evocative of Mt. Fuji, as depicted in the famous Hokusai series, and featuring mesmerizing oceanic touches within the gentle left-to-right curve of the 'surfboard', this briar is as playful and thought-provoking as its grain is magnificent.
R. 'Bear' Graves
Measurements & Other Details
- Length: 6.03 in./153.16 mm.
- Weight: 1.50 oz./42.52 g.
- Bowl Height: 1.71 in./43.43 mm.
- Chamber Depth: 1.35 in./34.29 mm.
- Chamber Diameter: 0.76 in./19.30 mm.
- Outside Diameter: 1.60 in./40.64 mm.
- Stem Material: Vulcanite
- Filter: None
- Shape: Volcano
- Finish: Sandblast
- Material: Briar
- Country: United States