If there is such a thing as a superstar in the world of pipes and tobacco, Tom Eltang would be a solid bet as the titleholder.
Obviously, we’re tempted to say, for his pipes are simply mind-blowing. His form language is incredibly strong and it doesn’t matter if he cuts a tight classic or an organic, sculptural shape - his work is always spot on.
However, extraordinary shape work aside, the most important aspect for Tom is that the pipe is a good smoker. The basics are always on his mind, or as he once said: “A pipe is just a piece of wood with holes in it that are meant to do one thing, and therefore it must be done right”. That it looks great is just a plus.
Another thing that is important to Tom is to have his work displayed in a real Danish pipe shop, and as an old friend of ours he happily bought 20% of our shop back in 2014 - to help ensure the continued existence of a true and honest pipe den.
Pipes - The Danish Pipe Shop
At The Danish Pipe Shop in Copenhagen, Denmark you find the largest selection of tobacco pipes in Northern Europe: Tom Eltang, Kurt Balleby, Anne Julie, Manduela, Tao, Stanwell, Peter Heding, Neerup Pipes, Poul Winsløw Pipes, Ascorti, Caminetto, Dagner, Dunhill, Castello, Volkan, Brandon Brooks, Vesterholm Pipes, Suhr Pipes, Bay Pipes and many more!