Founded in 1942, Stanwell is the largest pipe maker in Denmark. They are known producing the finest machine-made pipes in the world. Stanwell uses only the highest quality plateau briar from Cosica and Greece to produce bowls using designs from top carvers such as Sixten Ivarsson, Jess Chonowitsch, and Tom Eltang. The designs of Stanwell are clean, well-proportioned, and balanced. The pipes are hand-finished by skilled craftsmen in a wide variety of splendid finishes. Stanwell pipes are known for their smoking characteristics and ease of break-in.