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
FRESH! 
The Tasting (16)

$95.00 $80.75
002-099-10283

Tsuge
FRESH! 
The Tasting (21) Bent

$100.00 $85.00
002-099-8990

Tsuge
FRESH! 
The Tasting (23)

$95.00 $80.75
002-099-8945

Tsuge
The Tasting (16)

$95.00 $80.75
002-099-8835

Tsuge
The Tasting (16)

$95.00 $80.75
002-099-8831

Tsuge
The Tasting (16)

$95.00 $80.75
002-099-8826

Tsuge
The Tasting (16)

$95.00 $80.75
002-099-8829

Tsuge
The Tasting (21)

$95.00 $80.75
002-099-8903

Tsuge
The Tasting (21)

$95.00 $80.75
002-099-8906

Tsuge
The Tasting (21)

$95.00 $80.75
002-099-8978

Tsuge
The Tasting (21)

$95.00 $80.75
002-099-8900

Tsuge
The Tasting (21)

$95.00 $80.75
002-099-8901

Tsuge
The Tasting (21)

$95.00 $80.75
002-099-8902

Tsuge
The Tasting (21)

$95.00 $80.75
002-099-8979

Tsuge
The Tasting (21) Bent

$100.00 $85.00
002-099-8740

Tsuge
The Tasting (21) Bent

$100.00 $85.00
002-099-8733

Tsuge
The Tasting (21) Bent

$100.00 $85.00
002-099-8991

Tsuge
The Tasting (23)

$95.00 $80.75
002-099-8992

Tsuge
The Tasting (23)

$95.00 $80.75
002-099-8993

Tsuge
The Tasting (23)

$95.00 $80.75
002-099-8996

Tsuge
The Tasting (23)

$95.00 $80.75
002-099-8999

Tsuge
The Tasting (23)

$95.00 $80.75
002-099-10002

Tsuge
The Tasting (23)

$95.00 $80.75
002-099-8946