SMOOTH SELF STANDING LEAPING FISH SMOKING PIPE
Andrey Solovev was born in 1986. He used to live in Siberia in the cities of Magadan, then in Omsk. Now He moved to St. Petersburg. His job is an anesthesiologist. About 10 years ago he started to smoke the pipes. Now his favorite tobaccos - based on Virginia and Perica - capstan, orlic golden sliced, dark flake, navi flake.
When he started to smoke, it became interesting for him to make the pipes himself. In about 2012, he started buying briar and hobby-blocks, began to collect equipment for the workshop. He searched for information on forums and in open Internet sources. His transfer to St. Petersburg, he got acquainted with pipe-smokers, some Russian makers, joined the local pipe-community.
In a basic, he makes pipes from Italian briar. Experimented with morta. He makes stems from German and Japanese ebonite. He uses decorations from a bamboo, a tree, a horn, bronze, acryil. His production is about 5-10 pipes for a year. Basically - it's a smooth finish.