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- Thu Feb 25, 2021 10:25 pm
- Forum: Miscellaneous
- Topic: Your First Teapot... show off!
- Replies: 20
- Views: 2830
also, AN used to have pots by Koshin. i'm not seeing any for sale now, but you can browse their past inventory for fun if you want:
- Wed Feb 24, 2021 11:11 pm
- Forum: General Discussion
- Topic: How to make a teaboy with a digital micro oven and a string.
- Replies: 3
- Views: 93
welcome, GushuDino69 . please introduce yourself :mrgreen: it depends a bit on how long you want to age, but imo tea ages better (or at least faster) broken up anyways. maocha (non-compressed tea) also ages faster. a main downside is it takes up more storage space. there are no special precautions t...
- Sun Feb 21, 2021 12:56 pm
- Forum: Tea Swap
- Topic: FS: Wistaria's Hong Yin & Lan Yin
- Replies: 17
- Views: 1931
the way it works is new users need to have their first few posts manually approved just as an anti-spam thing. although i don't know if it's common to spam via PM, sending (but not receiving) PMs is also disabled. new users' names are displayed in purple, and New user appears below. once you make a ...
- Sat Feb 20, 2021 11:39 am
- Forum: Repair & Cleaning
- Topic: Cleaning: Awakening & Resetting Unglazed Ceramics / Yixing
- Replies: 139
- Views: 29663
One thing I have wondered... Is there any reasonwhy lye is not commonly a part of the discussion when it comes to resetting teapots? I recently treated a vintage cast iron pan to a lye bath and was mindblown when I saw how effective it was in removing almost a century's worth of gunk and grease. Wh...
- Thu Feb 18, 2021 2:35 pm
- Forum: Vendor Discussion & Recommendation
- Topic: Tea Seed/Seedling Vendor Topic
- Replies: 9
- Views: 291
interesting Finding a store that sells different varietals is exponentially harder. I'll keep on looking.. i think the reason you're not seeing those is most cultivars are not stable (heirlooms). they're clonally propagated. the reason for this is tea plants are slow growing compared to a tomato or ...
a post of appreciation for SHIMIZU Ken (清水謙). 文平 ❤️ https://hojotea.com/img/kangen01.jpg unfortunately, Mr. Shimizu passed away several years ago, but i will always enjoy using his pots. this one is probably my favorite: shimizu-ken-140mL.jpg shimizu-ken-140mL-2.jpg shimizu-ken-140mL-3.jpg great cla...
- Sat Feb 13, 2021 5:54 pm
- Forum: Announcements & Guides
- Topic: Introduce Yourself
- Replies: 916
- Views: 168072
thea_philosophia and Tykal , welcome to the forum. thanks for joining us. :) The last year has been a shitshow healthwise and I've basically been living a country music song... wow! I'm trying to create for myself a crash-course in tea, and have spent the last few months diving heavily into sheng, ...
- Sat Feb 13, 2021 3:49 pm
- Forum: Storage & Organization
- Topic: Need storage ideas for 10lb of tea
- Replies: 2
- Views: 81
welcome, lam ! please say hello :mrgreen: 10lb of tea is a lot. i hope you like it ;) fwiw, depending on the kind of tea, i would consider buying in smaller quantity going forward as many teas don't stay at their best forever. I bought 16oz glass jars thinking these would each hold a 1lb bag's worth...
- Wed Feb 10, 2021 7:19 pm
- Forum: China & Taiwan
- Topic: Tea pot spout dripping
- Replies: 14
- Views: 3054
Found an interesting article about the physics of spout dripping Primary reference: https://arxiv.org/abs/0910.3306 nice paper We demonstrate that surface wettability is an unexpected key factor in controlling flow separation and trickling haha, not sure why that's unexpected i wanted to see their ...