Quote Originally Posted by bluesbassdad View Post
The main thing is to be as sure as you can that the body of the pipe is high quality. I saw many inferior pipes fitted with churchwarden stems. Adding a long stem to a body made of poor briar or badly made will not turn it into a good pipe.
No worries there. J.M. (Boswell) does not make bad pipes. And his briar wood is top shelf.