Friends of the Flame

For A&G, pipe smoking is centered around friendship.  By expanding our work and keeping our price points affordable we are able to keep making pipes that are available to most people so we are able to further our friendships and bring others into the world of pipe smoking.

Here is one of our newest pipes: Kikimore, she will be going to a good home with an old friend.

Italian Briar and German Cumberland stem.

Italian Briar and German Cumberland stem.



Exciting News!

We are proud to announce that pipes will now be available for purchase on the site. If you just go under the “Available for Purchase” tab, you will find our cleverly named pipes ready for purchase.

We would like to thank everyone who came out and bought a pipe or even just stopped by to say hello at the New York Pipe Show. What a great start to a great year!

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Constantly Carving

We’re a few days away from the New York Pipe Show and working to finish up the last of our work to be displayed.  We’re currently planning to bring 13 pipes which is more than either of us had anticipated.

It’s been a fast couple months as we work to develop our techniques and craftsmanship to make sure we meet our own very high standards of workmanship.  Besides the technical aspects of pipe making a lot of the enjoyment comes from developing our own personal style of carving.  When someone sees our pipes we want it to be clear that this pipe came from Cape May.

A few weeks ago we had the honor of working with photographer David Todd McCarthy on a project that he is doing for Cape May Magazine.  The experience was very exciting and humbling to have someone take such an interest in our work to want to spend their day learning about us and what we do.  The article will be featured in the Summer 2015 issue of Cape May Magazine.

Sean, Ben, and David.

Sean, Ben, and David.

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Sean honing the details of  a pipe with files and sandpaper

Sean honing the details of a pipe with files and sandpaper

Productivity, Pizza, and Pipes

This weekend we were lucky enough to not only finish a pipe and continue work on some others, but we got to spend some time with friends and family over some pizza and pipe talk. A great friend of ours Bruce McCausland was able to take our logo made by Chris Markley and pump out some of the coolest stickers for the New York Pipe Show. We are now a mere 12 days away from the show and we are hoping to see you there!