dgm wrote:Yeah, I presoak, and I use smooth bowls. I think it's basically just the whisking technique. I'm finding that a linear back-and-forth generally works better than circular.
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JD wrote:Not to steal this topic but I'm curious about something.
I own 2 chasen, one wide, one skinny, and the inner tines have opened and lost that original shape they were in when they were new. Is this okay for this to happen or should I buy new chasen? Should I try using thread to tie the inner tines back together?
Buzz Fledderjohn wrote:Nope, nothing to be afraid of. It's all part of the chasen life cycle. Perfectly normal.