A native of Copenhagen, Denmark, Nørding has been in the tobacco business for more than 50 years! Originally a blacksmith and engineer by trade, Nørding shifted his interest to the world of handmade pipes having learned about the pipe smoking pastime from his father at the ripe age of 15. His deft skills at crafting and knowledge of all things briar led to the development of his pipe manufacturing business. For decades, his pieces have been renowned as some of the finest in the pipe world. His style and craftsmanship are second to none. And with the aid of his son and grandson, Nørding Pipes continues to thrive today.