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2022 Pipe Makers Blog

Greetings from North Michigan! Lee von Erck today adds 11 custom made pipes to website inventory. NEW12002 (now sold)12022 (now sold) Lee’s estate pipes01001 (now sold)02010 (now sold)296890055 Justin Michel’s estate pipes0934294798222910080095

2021 Pipe Makers Blog

Lee von Erck custom crafts, by hand, smoking pipes by custom order one at a time. In 2021 he has worked out roughly 6 custom designs still to be added to the site inventory/history catalog. Since our last update in… Continue Reading…

2021 Pipe Makers Blog

Greetings from von Erck’s Classics Custom Smoking Pipes We are back from a stint with security issues as many WordPress sites were recently affected as well. This hasn’t stopped Lee from doing his thing in the pipe factory. von Erck’s… Continue Reading…

2020 Pipe Makers Blog

On the coldest morning in the middle of a January snowstorm, Lee lights a pipe and goes to work crafting the next von Erck Classic pipe. So is the way it has been for many years, and this one will… Continue Reading…

2020 Pipe Makers Blog

A few weeks ago, Lee sat in with the hosts of the Great Lakes Smoke Show for a podcast talk about the trade and much of the recent history of pipe makers and smokers. The episode is available to view… Continue Reading…

2020 Pipe Makers Blog

Near one of the most beautiful freshwater lakes known to man and nestled within miles of untouched northern wilderness is a home business with an esteemed reputation from of over 30 years of dedicated service. When Lee purchased the equipment… Continue Reading…

2020 Pipe Makers Blog

Greetings from von Erck’s Classics 2020 Releases Since 2020’s beginning we have seen the last 2019 pipes sold and a handful of 2020 pieces released. Currently, Lee has two pipes for sale: 02005 and 02006. Both of these pipes have… Continue Reading…

2020 Pipe Makers Blog

The last of 2019 are finished and there are 8 2020 pipes in progress. Two are in stock as of this post update. 8 2020 Pipes in Progress

2020 Pipe Makers Blog

von Erck’s Classics are an investment, though Lee himself has been quoted saying “A pipe shouldn’t cost a house payment.” Regardless of the cost to obtain an authentic von Erck Classic… …there remains a heritage that cannot be bought; only… Continue Reading…

2019 Pipe Makers Blog

Custom carved wood smoking pipes, fresh out of production from Lee von Erck at von Erck’s Classics. (link) Browse all pipe designs Reserve your late 2019 order Here. With the year drawing to a close and all current stock having… Continue Reading…

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