Tag: ash

Furo, Ro ash preparation

I’d like to introduce a guest blogger, Randy from Salt Lake City. Randy came to visit me just before New Year’s and we had a fine chakai and shared tea and many stories from our time at Midorikai.  He was inspired to prepare ash for his furo. I was looking at the blog on the …

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From the haigata workshop

It has been a long time since I have blogged, but we have been busy at Issoan Tea School. Last month we had a haigata workshop, the forming of the ash for burning charcoal.  The whole class was able to use the ash spoons to smooth the ash and do part of the form.  Then …

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Haigata Workshop

A reminder to all students: Haigata workshop is Sunday July 7th at 10 am.  Fee is $25.  Next week in fact. Please let me know by Friday July 5. We will be learning about the different kinds of furo and their formality; about the different kinds of ash, how to prepare the furo: leveling the …

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