Wandi Riyadi was born on Tasikmalaya 1984, Indonesia.
In his youth he worked as a motorcycle mechanic. In 2010 he studied Information Technology and worked as an IT engineer and at the same time he started to smoke pipes. After 3 years in the office he missed working with his hands and in 2013 he started as a pipe-maker. Wandi get his inspiration mainly from Bo Nordh, Jess Chonowitch and Hiroyuki Tokutomi. He use briar from Italy and ebonite from Germany.