Tsuge The Tasting Pipes

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The Tsuge (pronounced roughly "Su-gay") pipe company is led by pipe maker Kazuhiro Fukuda, who has been carving for the company for nearly 60 years. Initially, they produced pipes out of ivory and briar which were all classic shapes that were small and stained dark. Kazuhiro went to Denmark in 1969 to work with Sixten Ivarsson for a month and Sixten was able to teach him how to hone his innate skill, which he took back to Japan to help the company become famous the world over.

While the factory produces many machine-made pipes, Tsuge also has available a handcrafted line called Ikebana, available here. Most of these pipes are carved in the shape/drill Danish fashion with very strong Japanese aesthetics. Frequent use of plateau and Japanese bamboo adorn many of the high-grade pieces. Each stem is hand cut from solid vulcanite rod, with a beautifully polished vulcanite tenon from the same piece. Slight asymmetry allows many of the shapes to utilize the wonderful grain and Japanese aesthetic. A few of their pipes even are dressed in ultra high grade Japanese lacquer for the Namiki line.

Tsuge
The Tasting (16)

$120.00 $102.00
002-099-10174

Tsuge
The Tasting (16)

$120.00 $102.00
002-099-10268

Tsuge
The Tasting (16)

$120.00 $102.00
002-099-10269

Tsuge
The Tasting (16)

$120.00 $102.00
002-099-10166

Tsuge
The Tasting (16)

$120.00 $102.00
002-099-10167

Tsuge
The Tasting (16)

$120.00 $102.00
002-099-10168

Tsuge
The Tasting (16)

$120.00 $102.00
002-099-10169

Tsuge
The Tasting (16)

$120.00 $102.00
002-099-10170

Tsuge
The Tasting (16)

$120.00 $102.00
002-099-10173

Tsuge
The Tasting (21)

$120.00 $102.00
002-099-8899

Tsuge
The Tasting (21)

$120.00 $102.00
002-099-8950

Tsuge
The Tasting (21)

$120.00 $102.00
002-099-8951

Tsuge
The Tasting (21)

$120.00 $102.00
002-099-8952

Tsuge
The Tasting (21)

$120.00 $102.00
002-099-8954

Tsuge
The Tasting (21)

$120.00 $102.00
002-099-8955

Tsuge
The Tasting (21) Bent

$130.00 $110.50
002-099-8725

Tsuge
The Tasting (21) Bent

$130.00 $110.50
002-099-8726

Tsuge
The Tasting (21) Bent

$130.00 $110.50
002-099-8729

Tsuge
The Tasting (23)

$120.00 $102.00
002-099-10338

Tsuge
The Tasting (23)

$120.00 $102.00
002-099-10339

Tsuge
The Tasting (23)

$120.00 $102.00
002-099-10340

Tsuge
The Tasting (23)

$120.00 $102.00
002-099-10341

Tsuge
The Tasting (23)

$120.00 $102.00
002-099-10554

Tsuge
The Tasting (23)

$120.00 $102.00
002-099-10561