You can buy metal pipes, glass pipes, or plastic pipes ' but there will always be a class associated with wooden pipes that you just won't find in any other type of pipe. Wooden pipes used to be the sign of class ' anyone could get a cheap metal or clay pipe. A wooden pipe like this with intricate carvings on it showed that you were a man of high class and character. Using this pipe will make you feel like you're a detective in a book that was written a century ago. This pipe is 3 inches long.