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Pipe Collector Magazine - October 2013 (faksimile)
"His pipes smoke beautifully and, for the two author-shaped pipes that I purchased from him, the briar mouthpieces are very comfortable.”
Dan Locklair writes about his travel and experiences visiting European pipe makers.
Tabago pipes are reviewed on page 2.
 
     

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Bergens tidende October 2012 (Photos and sound)
"Pipe making has provided me a better life"
 
     

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D2 January 2012 (facsimile)
"Bård saved a dying craft,
while the pipemaking ensured his lifestyle"
 
  
 
     

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Studvest Mai 2011: (Video)
"Man for his pipe"
 
     

Klikk for å se innslaget på Frokost-TV sitt nett-TVKlikk for å høre intervjuet  

NRK P1: Radio June 2008 (Video)
"He has chosen an occupation not many young men dream about,
or maybe that is just what they do?

( Choose "Nettradio" from the menu to the left. Seek after program: "Reiseradioen".
Choose "10.06 (10:05 - 11:00)".
Fast foreward to a bit more than half into the program )
 
     

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Studvest Dec 2007: (faksimile in Norwegian)
"the curved mouthpiece in briar, is a worlds first"
 
     

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National Television: "Frokost-TV" October 2006: (Video)
"We are going to visit Norways only pipemaker"
(No longer available)
 
     

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Bergensavisen 17.08.2006: (faksimile in Norwegian)
"Pipes in all shapes and sizes, all skillfully crafted by the pipemaker"

 
     

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Bergens tidende 16.07.2006: (Article in Norwegian)
"Bryggen in Bergen has gotten an pipemaker"

 
       

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The Swedish pipe club, 11.2005: (faksimile in Swedish)
"He strives for those classical and clean lines"
 
       

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National Television: "Norge Rundt" 26.11.2004: (Video)
"Small wooden pieces are turned into pipes of beauty."
(Nett-TV:  Choose "Se Norge Rundt på internett", choose date 26.11.2004
- NRK requires registration - and fast forward 17 minutes )
 
     

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Vi Menn 15.09.2004: (faksimile in Norwegian)
"It is good craftmanship behind the Tabago pipes. And many, many hours of polishing"
 
     

Milano pipe club left us this interview (In Italian)    

Milano pipe club 08.2004: (Article in Italian)
"E per finire, un po' di pipe :-)"
 

 
     

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Bladet Jakt 06.2004: (faksimile in Norwegian)
"The pipe design is destinct and beautiful"

 
     

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Bergensavisen 20.06.2004: (faksimile in Norwegian)
"Bård Hansen is Norway's only pipemaker,
and is rather pleased with his choice"

 
     

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Bergens tidende 20.11.2003: (Article in Norwegian)
"The only professional pipemaker in Norway"

 
   
 
 

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Fredrikstad blad 16.03.2003: (Article in Norwegian)
"I make pipes that I like myself"
   
       

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Dagbladet 28.12.2002: (faksimile in Norwegian)
"Beautiful: Bård Hansen's pipes are relatively small,
almost minimalistic in their shapes"
 

 

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