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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

Postby Chip » Jun 15th, '12, 17:25

Petr Novák wrote:
Chip wrote:Free express shipping worldwide?
Of course! No problem, just price will slightly allow for your destination :) :)

Oh, perhaps I should have asked the price first! :twisted:

The cups look similar to the one drippy you sent?
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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

Postby Petr Novák » Jun 15th, '12, 17:50

Chip wrote:The cups look similar to the one drippy you sent?


Yes, just maybe even smaller and glaze has turned out darker and more translucent.
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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

Postby David R. » Jun 17th, '12, 20:35

Incredible teaboard. Congrats !

Good luck for the packing before shipment... :lol:
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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

Postby Petr Novák » Jun 18th, '12, 15:36

David R. wrote:Good luck for the packing before shipment...

Maybe I will post here a picture of the box when it will be ready to be send (to make you laugh) :o

I just updated my available now album https://picasaweb.google.com/1182362173 ... ailableNow Among others there is my new kind of Bunchong ware...I like " The Space like" effect on those cups.
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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

Postby Chip » Jun 18th, '12, 17:15

Great firing Petr! Some new looks from you!!! :mrgreen:
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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

Postby aeflo » Jun 19th, '12, 05:14

so glad this firing featured a lovley yuzamashi!
just ordered it from Petr :D
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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

Postby David R. » Jun 19th, '12, 06:04

Petr Novák wrote:
David R. wrote:Good luck for the packing before shipment...

Maybe I will post here a picture of the box when it will be ready to be send (to make you laugh) :o


Can't find the photo I took of the one you made for my teaboard... That's a pity really... It was a work of art ! :lol:

Great firing btw. I love the new teaware on darjeeling.cz too.
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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

Postby debunix » Jun 19th, '12, 23:59

Distinctly new, and still utterly lovely.

And how cute is this set, with the little pot that looks glazed with cream?

(edited later because teaChat didn't like the google+ address that my web brower thought was fine)
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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

Postby tst » Jun 20th, '12, 00:52

Another update full of amazing pieces.

I'm a sucker for Novak tea caddies ... looking forward to the next order I make Petr.
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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

Postby Petr Novák » Jun 28th, '12, 05:36

Something new for shinohunters...
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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

Postby debunix » Jun 28th, '12, 11:58

oooh.
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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

Postby Petr Novák » Jul 23rd, '12, 15:15

Some morning shots in our showroom(and in front of-the bamboo one...) . I thought I will take more but battery of my camera refused to work.
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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

Postby senchalover » Jul 29th, '12, 07:55

Hi petr,
I love your new work. I was wondering. Could you tell me how you use your charcoal pot to heat your water. I would love to try that myself.

Thanks
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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

Postby Petr Novák » Jul 30th, '12, 09:00

Hi senchalover,

senchalover wrote: Could you tell me how you use your charcoal pot to heat your water.
With some practice,It is quite easy...I have a plan to write about my experiences on this field on my blog. But here are some basics...

I use Czech, higher quality hard wood (oak) charcoal.
Before using, I select good from bad- moving out all "slag" pieces, too small pieces and I broke too big ones. Then I clean coal dust under a water and dry it well (sun or oven). If I am making tea inside, I light up the charcoal on cooktop, after two-three minutes I move it in to my stove and wait few more minutes to see if lightning was enough. Then I put my ceramic kettle on the stove and I start to prepare tea, teapot, cups and all what I will need for my tea seasion...If everything goes well then I have my first cup in twenty minutes from begining. I stoke piece or two of new of the charcoal if it is needed...if I have a my tea outside I just find some chips of dry wood, light it up, put some smaller pieces of charcoal on it and with some blowing it start in five-ten minutes too.

Here you can see some pics of some sets which we have already made. Some stoves (those more elegant) are Mirka's work:)https://picasaweb.google.com/118236217383388152705/OhnisteAKonveNaVareni
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Mirka's creation...
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Testing some new stoves and kettles few weeks ago...bad picture but good results (so far, all are without cracks)
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Re: Petr Novák - Pots under influence of tea

Postby senchalover » Jul 30th, '12, 15:16

Thanks for the info. I cannot wait to hear more on your blog.I like your stoves.I want to try heating my sencha this way. Everything makes a difference with sencha.:)
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