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Starting a Notebook/Journal

Discussion in 'Pipe Tobacco' started by AK Kilted Guy, Mar 7, 2012.

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  1. sorringowl

    sorringowl SorringowlandSons.etsy.com

    Aug 2, 2010
    Hey AK,
    Here's a couple pics (front & back) of one of my Pipe & Tobacco journals (in a saddle tan color):

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    I actually made this for myself shortly after I started smoking a pipe and I still use mine. It's been a bit since I've offered these but I'm going to start making them again. These include the monogram on the back. I'll probably price them at around $28. for a 4x6 journal but I can get larger sizes as well (5x7 and 6x9). I will offer these again in the upcoming weeks. In the meantime, PM me if you're interested in one of these (or anything else in my shop--you can order from me direct if you don't want to order from my Etsy shop). Thanks, guys, for the kind referrals.
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  2. Rewster66

    Rewster66 Active Member

    Feb 12, 2011
    That might possibly be the exact one you made me, it is monogrammed with my initials and is the same color. I love the thing. It has a super soft quality feel and really feels good in the hand. I also like the leather strap that goes around it to keep it shut. :)

    Everybody here should own one.;)
  3. dwaugh

    dwaugh Moderator Moderator

    Mar 2, 2011
    Hand? you mean wing and claws. :)
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  4. zirrow

    zirrow Member

    Nov 4, 2011
    I've gone from a hand-written journal to an Excel spreadsheet, and I'm currently working on an Access database that allows multiple users to keep track of their pipes, tobacco, tobacco purchases, and also when a given tobacco is smoked in a given pipe. I've got it up and running for the most part, but it still needs a bit more polish.
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  5. The Dane

    The Dane Member

    May 20, 2011
    I use a database on my laptop. Just three columns 1) Brand/name of the tobacco, 2) Type of tobacco and 3) my thoughts of the tobacco.
  6. Dondi

    Dondi Active Member

    Jan 7, 2010
    You may want to add a fourth column - pipe that was used. It's amazing how some tobaccos can taste so different when smoked in a different pipe (cob, meer, etc) or pipe shape.
  7. Dutchking22

    Dutchking22 Member

    Feb 7, 2011
    I keep a journal, mostly on my phone now. I only write about the tobacco if i had it that day and what I thought about it. But the idea of keeping one soley for tobacco is splendid. Consider the idea stolen. By me.........
  8. sarge564

    sarge564 Member

    Jan 3, 2011
    I tried it for a while, toby name, where i got it, cost, room note and a flavor scale. It a cool idea but when it got to the point of work or "something else to do" I stopped. I keep all my tins because I love the artwork. Now when I'm thinking of getting an order together, I look through my tins and open them for a quick sniff. I forgot how much I liked Vanilla Ice until I pulled the lid off an empty tin. That will be on the next order for sure!
  9. John Long

    John Long Member

    Mar 11, 2012
    I keep a mini spiral wound and write down whatever I'm compelled to write. I find it hard to give tobacco just a star rating alone because different tobaccos excell for the different moods I'm in. Also prefer to keep it short and sweet.
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