Savinelli, a world renowned pipe producer also produces a variety of products that can enhance your next smoke. Their balsa system is something we think that all pipe smokers should try.
The purpose of the small piece of wood is to absorb some of the smoke’s impurities without affecting the taste of the tobacco. Inserting the balsa wood into the stem is a very simple process and will result in a much cleaner smoke. Our friends at Hiland’s Cigars have a great selection of pipe care products, they are featured on their website hilandscigars.com