Scott Thile: Smooth Cherrywood (FH) (254)

Product Number: 002-615-0002

To quote the immortal poet, Keanu Reeves, "Whoa!!"

About 99.5% of the time, when I pick up a pipe to describe it, something will immediately step up as a point of attention. That something could be the shape, often the grain, it could be a painfully pretty ridge or a pleasingly pudgy bowl. Then you have the remaining .5%; those rare briars that are blessed with such a fine balance between the fascination of the shape and quality of the grain that picking one is no longer simple reflex, but requires either actual thought or a coin toss. This Scott Thile Cherrywood is such a pipe.

The rim is a fascinating, birdseye-filled ellipsis, with a softly domed reverse-saddle and a preponderance of wood to the fore. With that quality of birdseye on the crown, there's bound to be a captivating cascade of straight grain on the body, and this Cherrywood sports a robe of angel-hair on the bowl as well as a dense flame grain on both sides of the shank. To my mind, one of the hallmarks of a fine Western pipemaker is the ability to evoke a sense of nature/the organic though the use of architectural forms. This Thile Cherrywood sitter transforms an ellipsis, cone and graceful sine wave into a presentation that would look perfectly at home in a forest.

--R. 'Bear' Graves
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Measurements & Other Details

  • Length: 5.17 in./131.32 mm.
  • Weight: 2.00 oz./56.70 g.
  • Bowl Height: 1.91 in./48.51 mm.
  • Chamber Depth: 1.51 in./38.35 mm.
  • Chamber Diameter: 0.75 in./19.05 mm.
  • Outside Diameter: 1.70 in./43.18 mm.
  • Stem Material: Vulcanite
  • Filter: None
  • Shape: Poker
  • Finish: Smooth
  • Material: Briar
  • Country: United States

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