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Blog posts of '2017' 'February'

Introducing Soft Glass Pipes!

Saturday, February 25, 2017 Comments (0)

Here at Smoking Outlet, we’re proud to offer our first soft glass water pipes! A little background to start you off. Soft glass, also known as soda-lime glass, isn’t soft at all, but rather, has a much lower working temperature compared to “hard glass,” what we know better as borosilicate glass.

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What in the World is a Hemp Wick?

Saturday, February 25, 2017 Comments (2)

You may have see someone, either online or in person, smoking with what appears to be a stick of dynamite. That seems like a risky way to light a pipe. Talk about having your mind blown? Wocka-wocka! Thank you, thanks. You’re too kind. But what are these hemp wicks, anyway, and what’s the point? And finally, is it worth it to switch to hemp wick from a standard butane lighter?

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How to Clean a Glass Water Pipe in 10 Steps

Friday, February 17, 2017 Comments (1)

Cleaning a water pipe is not difficult, you just need to be careful. Most of the cleaning work is done by the cleaning agents that you use. Your job is simply to not drop the pipe. Think you can handle that? Ok, then let’s move on.

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Know your Glass! A Glassworking Primer

Saturday, February 11, 2017 Comments (1)

Glassworking is an ancient human tradition, spanning back to the 3rd millennium BC, when the first glass beads were created by accident as by-products of metalworking and ceramics. The late Bronze Age brought with it a glass-making renaissance in the Middle East, Greece, and India, with the expanding production of glass vessels and beads. With the discovery of colorless glass-making techniques in the 9th century BC, the specialization of glassworking began to evolve into the modern techniques used today.

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