The briar pictured (see prev. post) is no longer the pipe in process. A MAJOR flaw renderred it unusable, but it got me to thinking, that wasn't a sand pit, it was a rock, a crater, moon-rock, which put me in an alien mindset. I couldn't get the idea of an alien hatching from an egg out of my mind. The word "orb" dominated my processing of the wood.
PIPE 716TM will be a slightly (<1/16) bent Egg. The egg shape is demanding as it depends on symmetry. The hatching of his pipe...
PICS to follow.