Brian Owoc loves donuts.
“There’s just something about donuts that makes people want to smile,” he says. “It is such a familiar, nostalgic, happy thing to so many people.”
Twenty years ago — while working the graveyard shift as a baker at Dunkin’ Donuts — the Portland, Maine, glassblower remembers heading home from a long night making those sweet doughy treats and diving into his home studio to blow off steam and melt glass.
“One of those mornings behind my torch,” says Owoc, “I thought to myself, ‘Man, I want to make a glass donut pipe.’”
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