You Break Them - I Fix Them!
Accidents do happen, parts may wear or crack, no worries I handle all types of repairs! Repairing pipes is my passion and you can feel rest assured I handle each and every repair as if it was very own favorite smoking pipe.
U.S. and International Repairs
Tobacco Pipe Smoking is a passion for many people around the United States and around the World. I work with over 50 tobacco shops across the United States and have many International Customers! My fast turn around and high quality repairs with have you enjoying your favorite smoking pipe again before you know it.
Pipe Repair Information
• STEM REPLACEMENT
- Vulcanite/ Lucite
• BOWL REPAIR
- Plugging hole in bowl
- Cracks in bowls
• SPLICING BROKEN SHANKS
• DRILL OUT CLOGS
• REPLACING MEERSCHAUM BOWLS
Frequently Asked Questions on Pipe Repair
Which is more durable, Vulcanite or Lucite? Lucite
Can you remove the oxidation from a vulcanite stem? Yes
What does reconditioning consist of you doing? Reaming, Sterilize, and Polish Can I replace the tenon? Yes, if the air hole is drilled on center. Lucite stems work the best to replace tenons
Can you remove clogs in pipe/stems? Yes
Do you band shanks? Yes, with nickel, silver, or gold
The shank broke in half, what can I do? I can splice it back together Do you do logos? Yes, I have some not all
I want my pipe to look newer, what can be done? Refinish the pipe by removing all scratches and restain it
Do you have BakeLite Stems? No Do you have twin bores? Yes
Do you replace meerschaum bowl and recork calabash bowls? Yes
Can you fix a hole in the bowl? Yes, I can also fill cracks in the bowl
Can I convert my metal screw filter to a push pull fitting? Yes
The stem in my Kaywoodie is over turned, can it be made to line up with the shank? Yes
My pipe fits into a box. Can you make the stem fit the box? Yes
Frequently I am asked if I have my prices on my web site. It is difficult to post prices because each repair, although similar, has it's own uniqueness with materials, age of pipe, logo's etc. Please, if you have any questions, contact contact me via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I look forward to hearing from you!
Maryann Keller, Owner
American Smoking Pipe Repairs
3224 Evergreen Circle B
Tobyhanna, PA 18466