Аlexander Berezhnoy was born in 1965 in Kharkov, Ukraine. Since 1989 was working as a carpenter. In 2009 he started to smoke pipe. In 2010 he made the first pipe. His first pipe he makes using an Algerian briar and then shifts to spanish and italian kinds of briar. He uses a german ebonit. Per year Alexander makes about 60 pipes.