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#438: I’ll Take a Kilt – Holiday Gift Guide 2020

November 25th, 2020 · 83 minutes

Brad and Myke are joined by Ana Reinert of The Well-Appointed Desk for our annual Gift Guide Episode. We tackle a ton of categories to cover all of your holiday shopping needs!

Guest Starring: Ana Reinert

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Links and Show Notes

TWSBI ECO Cement Grey Fountain Pens - Pen Chalet
Monteverde Bottled Ink(30ml) Fountain Pen Ink - Pen Chalet
Clairefontaine Triomphe Memo Books & Notebooks - Pen Chalet
Ink Sample Box Set with 10 Assorted Samples – inkjournal
Col-o-ring Ink Testing Book (Standard Size) | The Well-Appointed Desk Shop
"The Daily Grind" Rubber Stamps | The Well-Appointed Desk Shop
Handmade Wood Pen Dip Ink Pen Bamboo Shape Test Colorful Ink Glass Nib Pen Rest | eBay
Rotring 600 Drafting Pencil - 0.5 mm - Black | JetPens
Rhodia Webnotebooks ("Webbies") | Rhodia Pads and Notebooks
A Compendium of Unfamiliars: Fantasy Nib Rubber Stamps | The Well-Appointed Desk Shop
Hightide Co. 30 Minute Sandglass — The Gentleman Stationer
Penwell – Frosted Acrylic | Enjoy Writing More | Good Made Better
Yamamoto Paper Fountain Pen Friendly Collection – Vanness
Paper Review: Yamamoto Fountain Pen Friendly Paper Collection - The Well-Appointed Desk
Colorverse The Mini Collection – Vanness
Kuretake Karappo Empty Felt Tip Pen - Fine - Pack of 5 | JetPens
Mark One – Studio Neat
Panobook – Studio Neat
Cortex Podcast | Cotton Bureau
Lamy Safari Fountain Pens – Pen Chalet
Robert Oster
Leonardo Officina Italiana Momento Zero Fountain Pens - Pen Chalet
Robert Oster Signature Bottled Fountain Pen Ink - Pen Chalet
Endless Recorder Memo & Notebooks - Pen Chalet
Visconti Homo Sapiens Lava Color Oversize Fountain Pens - Pen Chalet
Peru: Shipibo-Conibo; natural cotton | Musubi
J. Herbin 350th Anniversary Fountain Pen Ink (500mL) - Bleu Myosotis ( – Wonder Pens
Schoolhouse Cushioned Lap Desk | Wood Lap Desk
3Oysters My Color DIY Ink Starter Kit 12 colors x 5ml – Vanness
Jacques Herbin Essential Ink Miniature Set- Lunares – Vanness
Caran d'Ache + Paul Smith Supracolor Special Edition Pencil Set — The Gentleman Stationer
Engineer Shoulder Bag XS || Navy Stripe – Baum-kuchen
Platinum #3776 Urushi Raden Galaxy Starlight Fountain Pen – The Nibsmith
Seven Seas Crossfield Tomoe River Notebook
Ink Review: Montblanc Lucky Orange - The Well-Appointed Desk
Monteverde 10 pc. Sweet Life Collection Gift Set Fountain Pen Ink - Pen Chalet
[IC] J-01 Rev 1 Prices and Dates Announced (Isolation Gasket 65% with Macrokeys)
Jordan 11 Retro Low Concord Bred - AV2187-160
Aurora Optima Cento 100th Anniversary LE Fountain Pen – The Nibsmith
Retro 51 Typewriter Rollerball Pens - Pen Chalet
2021 Mini Hanging Calendar by Risotto – Little Otsu
Tokyo Glow-in-the-Dark Furoshiki – spoon & tamago
Le Chat Fountain Pen by Tools to Liveby – Little Otsu
Cute Cat USB Humidifier + Diffuser – NotebookTherapy
Yoseka Washi Tape - Ester's Paws – Yoseka Stationery
MT Washi Tape - Neko - rikumo
Cute Cat Roll Up Pencil Case – NotebookTherapy
Hot Cool Tokyo Cat Erasers
Hightide Penco Calendar - A4 – Yoseka Stationery
Shinnippon Sora Calendar – Yoseka Stationery
The Folsom - The James Brand
Draplin Design Co.: DDC-263 The James Brand x DDC "Elko" Folding Knife
Field Notes
Nock Co.
Sinclair - Zip Three Pen and Notebook Case — Nock Co.
Gather Basic Set (Walnut) – Ugmonk
"Do or Do Not" Notepad | The Well-Appointed Desk Shop
Paper Goods from Pencil Revolution by PencilRevolution on Etsy
TheWordDistribution on Etsy
Visit LCHarper's Ko-fi Shop! - Ko-fi
Stationery-themed art and designs by inkyconverters on Etsy
Modern Everyday Carry Pens. Machined from solid barstock in the USA!
Tactile Turn - It just feels right.
Spoke – Spoke Design
Matthew Martin Makes
The Well-Appointed Desk Shop
TheWellAppointedDesk – Etsy
skylabletterpress – Etsy
Yoseka Stationery
Japanese Stationery, Anime, Character Shop | Hakubundo
Greer Chicago
The Gentleman Stationer
Omoi Zakka Shop
Shigure Inks
Kanilea Pen Co.
Carolina Pen Company
Woodshed Pen Company
Newton Pens
Write Notepads & Co.
Vanness White Lightning Ink Additive