Chen Ce was born in An Shan, northeast of China. He was familiar with the smell of pipe tobacco as his grandfather was a pipe smoker which is rare in China back then.
Many years later, he found out about pipe-smoking and the craftsmanship of hand made pipes. In 2012 he got some tools and started making pipes. He learned from internet and in 2015 he met Ping Zhan and Sam Cui and was trained by them.