Joseph Skoda of Skoda Pipes is a highly skilled artisan with over sixteen years of experience in custom woodworking and cabinetry. Throughout his career, he has developed a passion for creating beautiful and functional pieces of art that are both visually appealing and comfortable to use.

While Joseph has always been drawn to detailed work, it was his love of sailing that ultimately led him to the world of pipe carving. After stumbling upon an issue of Pipes and Tobacco magazine in 1996, he was instantly captivated by the intricate designs and craftsmanship showcased within its pages. From that moment on, he knew that he had found his calling.

Since then, Joseph has honed his craft and established himself as a respected figure in the world of pipe carving. He has created countless stunning pieces, including ship models from scratch, Lapstrake Skiffs, Dorys, and America Cup Defenders. With each Skoda Pipe that he creates, he offers a lifetime warranty against defects in materials and craftsmanship. In the unlikely event that a problem arises, he is committed to repairing or replacing the pipe free of charge or offering a full refund.

Joseph takes great pride in his work and strives to create pipes that are not only beautiful but also functional and durable. His pipes are designed to be comfortable in the hand, with clean lines and elegant shapes that are pleasing to the eye. For those who appreciate the artistry of pipe carving, a Skoda Pipe is a work of art that can be enjoyed for a lifetime.