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by pedant
Wed Feb 20, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tea timer web app
Replies: 1
Views: 24

Re: Tea timer web app

welcome to the forum. nice web app! here's what i use: tea() { # reqirement: pip install termdown play_sound() { for i in $(seq 1 4); do afplay '/System/Library/Sounds/Glass.aiff' >/dev/null 2>&1 done } post_alert() { (play_sound &) # http://stackoverflow.com/questions/7686989/ termdown --title "don...
by pedant
Tue Feb 19, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: Announcements & Guides
Topic: Introduce Yourself
Replies: 270
Views: 27071

Re: Introduce Yourself

welcome, @braden87!
by pedant
Fri Feb 15, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: My hand-made gongfu table
Replies: 3
Views: 100

Re: My hand-made gongfu table

welcome to the forum, great first post!

looks awesome.

what's the top surface made of? can you talk a little about the waste collection tray?

also, what's behind the decision to make a cutout for the strainer to sit flush? (is that a strainer? the silver cup?)
by pedant
Sun Feb 10, 2019 3:11 am
Forum: Travel
Topic: Looking for places to browse: Tokyo
Replies: 11
Views: 291

Re: Looking for places to browse: Tokyo

i know you said teaware, but if you want to look at a tea shop in tokyo, i'd check out thés du japon's new shop: https://japaneseteasommelier.wordpress.com/2018/08/19/ten-years/ also, i'm glad you're taking the time to ask people in advance. ime, showing up in japan and asking people where to find g...
by pedant
Sat Feb 09, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: Travel
Topic: Looking for places to browse: Tokyo
Replies: 11
Views: 291

Re: Looking for places to browse: Tokyo

http://kougeihin.jp.e.oo.hp.transer.com/aoyama/ (Aoyama Square Traditional Crafts)
https://goo.gl/maps/zy8W6Z2Aefm

you can try this gallery for hq crafts in general, some of it could be teaware.
by pedant
Tue Feb 05, 2019 1:23 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Hand made silver pots?
Replies: 14
Views: 254

Re: Hand made silver pots?

idk about hammering out a shuiping lol

i think this is what you'd do: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lost-wax_casting
by pedant
Mon Feb 04, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Heating Elements
Replies: 17
Views: 904

Re: Heating Elements

any leads on the hibachi-style hotplates?
by pedant
Mon Feb 04, 2019 1:48 am
Forum: Kettles
Topic: Clay Kettles
Replies: 42
Views: 4103

Re: Clay Kettles

today, i received a kettle by TSUNOKAKE Masashi: ........ it appears to be glazed everywhere except for the the base of the exterior. the interior is glazed, but it still sweats profusely through bottom. the glaze must be porous. i look forward to seeing its effect on water. How are you finding thi...
by pedant
Sun Feb 03, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: Kettles
Topic: Clay Kettles
Replies: 42
Views: 4103

Re: Clay Kettles

Tyler wrote:
Sat Feb 02, 2019 10:23 pm
pedant is that the one from tokinokumo?
yes
by pedant
Mon Jan 28, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: Kettles
Topic: Clay Kettles
Replies: 42
Views: 4103

Re: Clay Kettles

today, i received a kettle by TSUNOKAKE Masashi: tsunokake-1.jpg tsunokake-2.jpg it appears to be glazed everywhere except for the the base of the exterior. the interior is glazed, but it still sweats profusely through bottom. the glaze must be porous. i look forward to seeing its effect on water.
by pedant
Mon Jan 21, 2019 11:38 pm
Forum: Feedback
Topic: Troubleshooting: Site Issues & Bug Reports
Replies: 55
Views: 7395

Re: Troubleshooting: Site Issues & Bug Reports

I am trying to attach PDF and docx files to a post and receive the error message that the file extensions are not valid (this happens both with "drag and drop" and using the attach utility. I am messing up somewhere, but where? you didn't mess up -- i had it disabled. but it's enabled now . i had P...
by pedant
Mon Jan 21, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Green Tea
Topic: What Green Are You Drinking
Replies: 323
Views: 34300

Re: What Green Are You Drinking

satsuma sae midori from o-cha, courtesy of @Victoria.

highly recommended, one of my favorite senchas of 2018
by pedant
Mon Jan 21, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Green Tea
Topic: What Green Are You Drinking
Replies: 323
Views: 34300

Re: What Green Are You Drinking

@steanze, have you used or owned pots by jozan iv or his son, sou?
what do you think of the spout of your jozan iii pot(s) from a functional standpoint compared to to those of his son's/grandson's? will the jozan iii dribble either in normal use or by trying to force it?
by pedant
Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: Anniversary Fundraiser & Giveaway
Topic: TeaForum One Year Anniversary Holiday Fundraiser & Giveaway
Replies: 23
Views: 3014

Re: TeaForum One Year Anniversary Holiday Fundraiser & Giveaway

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by pedant
Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: Anniversary Fundraiser & Giveaway
Topic: TeaForum One Year Anniversary Holiday Fundraiser & Giveaway
Replies: 23
Views: 3014

Re: TeaForum One Year Anniversary Holiday Fundraiser & Giveaway

the results have been posted! thanks, everyone! we're contacting the winners now. technical note: the drawings are decided by a service provided by the NIST, the Randomness Beacon. this is a public source of randomness updated once a minute, and all of the results remain available in an archive. the...