How to Make Your Own Native American
Sacred Catlinite or Pipestone Ceremonial Pipe
Step 4



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How to Make a Pipestone Pipe Make Your Own Catlinite or Pipestone Pipe - How to Make Your Own Native American Sacred Catlinite or Pipestone Ceremonial Pipe Step 4
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This is the step where you will start removing quite a bit of the stone from the pipe blank. Using the rough side of the file, "knock off" all the corners on the pipe. On the top photo, you can see that I've taken 2 of the "corners" of the pipe bowl off with the file. You will want to do this to all parts of the pipe, so that when you're finished, your pipe blank will look like the photo's below.







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This pictures shows the back of the bowl (where the stem will be inserted) after removing the corners. -How to Make a Pipestone Pipe Make Your Own Catlinite or Pipestone Pipe - How to Make Your Own Native American Sacred Catlinite or Pipestone Ceremonial Pipe Step 4
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This pictures shows the back of the bowl (where the stem will be inserted) after removing the corners.

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This picture from above shows the top of the bowl (where the tobacco will go) -How to Make a Pipestone Pipe Make Your Own Catlinite or Pipestone Pipe - How to Make Your Own Native American Sacred Catlinite or Pipestone Ceremonial Pipe Step 4
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This picture from above shows the top of the bowl (where the tobacco will go)

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This picture shows the front of the pipe bowl after removing all the corners. -How to Make a Pipestone Pipe Make Your Own Catlinite or Pipestone Pipe - How to Make Your Own Native American Sacred Catlinite or Pipestone Ceremonial Pipe Step 4
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This picture shows the front of the pipe bowl after removing all the corners.


Before going on to "Step 5" your pipe blank should look similar to these photo's.


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