Ladies and Gentleman, I give you the 2015 Cobfoolery winners!

I’d like to begin this post by saying “thank you” once again to everyone who entered their modified corn cob pipes in the 2015 Aristocob Cobfoolery Contest. 


Our Profesional finalist's pipes were judged by an online popular vote.  The results are as follows: 

Professional, Classic Shape Category:

First Place: Dodif
For his spectacular "Cobalier" Dodif wins a $50 credit from Aristocob.com.   Additionally Dodif wins a Missouri Meerschaum Freehand pipe on a custom laser engraved wood plaque.
See Dodif's winning entry here: The "Cobalier" corn cob pipe.

Runner-up: Chris Morgan
Chris wins second place for his "Cob Cigar" a $10 credit for being a finalist plus $30 for being our first runner up, for a total of $40 in credit from Aristocob.com.  
See Chris' winning entry here: "The Cob Cigar" corn cob pipe

Thirst Place: Dave Galehouse
For his "Shotgun Patriot" David wins a $10 credit for being a finalist plus $20 for placing third, for a total of $30 in credit from Aristocob.com.
See David's winning entry here: "The Shotgun Patriot" corn cob pipe

Professional, Freehand Category:


First Place: Dodif
For his "CRT", which stands for "Calabash Reverse Tyrollean pipe, Dodif wins a $50 credit from Aristocob.com.   Additionally Dodif wins a Missouri Meerschaum Freehand pipe on a custom laser engraved wood plaque.
See Dodif's winning entry here: "The CRT" corn cob pipe

Runner-up: Basil Meadows
Basil wins second place for his "Blanket of Briar" a $10 credit for being a finalist plus $30 for being our first runner up, for a total of $40 in credit from Aristocob.com.  
See Basil's winning entry here: "Blanket of Briar" corn cob pipe.

Thirst Place: Chris Morgan
Chris wins third place for his "Hillbilly Smokebox" a $10 credit for being a finalist plus $20 for placing third, for a total of $30 in credit from Aristocob.com.  
See Chris' winning entry here: "Hillbilly Smokebox"  corn cob pipe.

The judges for the Amateur entries in the 2015 Cobfoolery contest were:



Amateur, Classic Shape Category:

First Place: LowPriceEdition
LowPriceEdition for his "McCalabash" pipe wwins a $10 credit for being a finalist plus a $50 credit from Aristocob.com.  Add to that a Missouri Meerschaum Freehand pipe on a custom laser engraved wood plaque.   
Runner-up: Shane Hill 
For his Devil Anse cob entry Shane wins a $10 credit for being a finalist plus $30 for being our first runner up, for a total of $40 in credit from Aristocob.com.  

Third Place: TrueDefenceChris
For his entry Chris wins a $10 credit for being a finalist plus $20 for placing third, for a total of $30 in credit from Aristocob.com.  

Amateur, Freehand/Fantasy Shape Category:

First Place: Shane Hill
For his Cob Cube 2.0 Shane wins a $10 credit for being a finalist plus a $50 credit from Aristocob.com.  Add to that a Missouri Meerschaum Freehand pipe on a custom laser engraved wood plaque.   
Runner-up: Proof4Enlightenment
Proof4Enlightenment wins a $10 credit for being a finalist plus $30 for being our first runner up, for a total of $40 in credit from Aristocob.com.  
Third Place: Wes Greer
For his Assassin's Pipe entry Wes wins a $10 credit for being a finalist plus $20 for placing third, for a total of $30 in credit from Aristocob.com.  

Congratulations to all of our WINNERS! 

Cast your vote for the Grand Prize Winner of the 2015 Cobfoolery Contest in the Professional Freehand and Classic Corn Cob Pipe Categories

It's time to cast your vote for the Grand Prize Winner of the 2015 Cobfoolery Contest in the Professional Freehand and Classic Corn Cob Pipe Categories!  We are thrilled to have so many amazing pipes entered this year by some truly talented pipemakers.




To cast your vote, follow this link: "The 2015 Cobfoolery Ballot" and select the one person in each of the two categories (Freehand and Classic) that you think deserves to be the winner of the grand prize award. Personally I biol it down to this simple question: "Which pipe would I most want to own?"

Voting will continue through Sunday October 4th and the winners of all the classes and categories will be announced here on the blog and on the Aristocob Youtube channel at http://www.Youtube.com/Aristocob

Here's a screenshot and a link to the submission video for each of the entries, in no particular order.  Click the green link beneath each photo to view their video entry.

Basil Meadows, Reddog Pipes 2015 Cobfoolery Pro Freehand "The Blanket of Briar Cob"

Basil's pipes are available at www.RedDogPipes.com

I.b.Pipes Cobfoolery 2015 Pro Freehand

Ian Barnes Pipes 2015 Cobfoolery Pro Freehand "Torched Cob Bamboo Warden"

Find Ian's pipes at www.ibpipes.com








Dodif 2015 Cobfoolery Pro Freehand




Dodif Pipes 2015 Cobfoolery Pro Classic "The Cobalier"













Dodif Pipes 2015 Cobfoolery Freehand

Dodif Pipes 2015 Cobfoolery Pro Freehand "The CRT"


Chris Morgan 2015 Cobfoolery Pro Classic
Chris Morgan 2015 Cobfoolery Pro Classic "The Cob Cigar"
Chris Morgan's pipes are available EVERYWHERE, but you can start at his site: www.morganpipes.com

Chris Morgan 2015 Cobfoolery Pro Freehand "The Hillbilly Smokebox"

Find Chris Morgan pipes at www.morganpipes.com

Rick Black 2015 Cobfoolery Pro Freehand "The Stalk...ing Dead"

Rick Black pipes are available at www.rickblackpipes.com

Dave Galehouse 2015 Cobfoolery Freehand "The Art DecoCob"
Dave's pipes are available on ebay and on Instagram at stormcastlepipes
Dave Galehouse 2015 Cobfoolery Classic "The Shotgun Patriot"
Dave's pipes are available on ebay and on Instagram at stormcastlepipes
dhbillings 2015 Cobfoolery Freehand "The Charred MacArthur"

Daniel's pipes are available through his Etsy store: SmokyMountainPipes