Pipe Makers Emporium - This company is a full line supplier of Vulcanite and Lucite stem blanks, Ebonite, Lucite and Cumberland Rod, High Grade Briar, tools, and buffing and finishing products, and much more. The website is full of photographs of all of their offerings making selection easy. Pipe Makers Emporium is geared toward professional pipe makers and repair people, but is happy to work with, and sell their products to individual home pipe crafters as well. Carolyn Perea, the Emporiums representative, is knowledgeable about their products, a very nice person, and a pleasure to work with. This website is updated frequently, and is well worth a good look.
J.H. Lowe - Owned and operated by world renowned pipe maker Tim West, J.H. Lowe has a full line of Vulcanite and Lucite stem blanks and rod, Briar, prebored pipe making kits, machining equipment and about every pipe repair part you can imagine. Tim is very personable and is always willing to take a few minutes out to help with a pipe making or repair problem. He also offers classes in pipe making and repair. A nice site and a very nice man.
PIMO Pipe Craft - This company is geared toward the home pipe crafter. They have lots of Vulcanite and Lucite stem blanks, prebored pipe making kits, and tools. They offer an excellent book about pipe making called, “Guide to Pipe Crafting at home”.