Ernie Markle

Ernie Markle was born in 1978, and he currently lives in Arizona. He began making pipes in 2010. Although he had become fascinated by pipe making in 2007, he was hesitant to make the initial investment on tooling. Then in late 2009, after attending a pipe show, he decided to pursue his passion for all things pipe related.
Ernie has spent time working with both Brad Pohlmann and Jeff Gracik, and he attributes much of his success to their continued instruction and guidance. While Ernie admires pipe makers from around the world, he finds the work of the Danes especially attractive.