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How to Clean a Wood Pipe

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Smoking from a wooden pipe can be a relaxing pastime. Wooden pipes are beautiful pieces that their owners take pride in. However, if you do not clean your wooden pipe regularly, you can limit the life of the pipe. To clean the pipe, clean it after each smoke by removing the ash and running a pipe cleaner through it. After every 10 to 20 uses, do a deeper cleaning where you take the pipe apart and clean it with alcohol.

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Before you clean your wood pipe, make sure it’s cool to the touch, since removing the stem while it’s warm can cause cracks in your pipe. Once it’s cool enough, put your finger over the bowl and shake the pipe a few times to loosen the ash. Then, dump the ash into the trash and blow through the stem to get rid of any remaining debris. Follow up by pushing a pipe cleaner through the stem and removing it once the tip of the cleaner is visible. Repeat the process with a new pipe cleaner until the pipe cleaner comes out clean. Finish by running a pipe cleaner dampened with saliva around the mouthpiece to remove any lingering debris. To learn more, including how to deep clean your pipe with rubbing alcohol, scroll down!

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