Digger

Dig into bowl and shank of smoking pipe blanks to remove rough spots.

What does a Digger do?

Digs into bowl and shank of smoking pipe blank with pointed tool to remove rough spots and smooth surface: Examines bowl and shank for imperfections. Digs out rotten briar, or stones and smooths rough spots with a pointed tool, exercising care not to dig too deep into wood. Fills holes with putty to give smooth surface to bowl and shank.