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Postby Peacock » Jun 8th, '13, 17:58

Hi Shawn,

The pieces arrived safe and sound. I really love the blue/green celadon glaze. It makes me think of cotton candy.
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Postby GreenwoodStudio » Jun 8th, '13, 22:38

Great news :)

Cotton candy is an interesting description. It does have a fluffy feel. Please post some pics when you get the celadon cup broke it. I'm anxious to see how they break-in for others!
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Postby minor_glitch » Jun 11th, '13, 10:15

Oh yeah, forgot to let you know my shib and teacup arrived safely! I'll post photos eventually. No worries about the delay! Thanks for the little something extra :D
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Re: Shawn McGuire (GREENWOODSTUDIO)

Postby minor_glitch » Jun 21st, '13, 09:10

Mmm a little YM for breakfast. Love the cup :D

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Re: Shawn McGuire (GREENWOODSTUDIO)

Postby Chip » Jun 23rd, '13, 17:19

Happy happy happy birthday to you, Shawn. 39 and holding I see ... :D
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Re: Shawn McGuire (GREENWOODSTUDIO)

Postby Chip » Jun 23rd, '13, 17:20

minor_glitch wrote:Mmm a little YM for breakfast. Love the cup :D

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I gotta get me one or two of those!!!!
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Re: Shawn McGuire (GREENWOODSTUDIO)

Postby bonjiri » Jun 24th, '13, 00:14

shawn

i love the soft green color

beautiful work !

cheers, cory
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Re: Shawn McGuire (GREENWOODSTUDIO)

Postby JRS22 » Jul 15th, '13, 10:02

You posted this suggestion about my ''big'' 65 ml gaiwan. I've been using my ''little'' 40 ml green gaiwan to make Yancha and this technique works really well for that purpose. When I tried this with green tea the leaves floated over the edge but the Yancha is heavy and stays put in the gaiwan.

GreenwoodStudio wrote:I'm glad it arrived and is being put to work :) I've been using a couple of these myself. I'll offer one tip that I'm finding helpful. When filling the cup, over-fill, like to the rim. When you place the lid on water will spill over into the saucer, using the lid slightly tip the cup so that the water above the rim spills into the saucer even more, until your water level is slightly above the rim so it seals. Brew and then just use the 3 point method with the lid and cup the pour off the brew. I don't mean to tell you what to do, but personally I'm finding I'm getting a better cuppa with this method. I think because of the size of these, using the saucer like a tea boat to retain temp. is important. I just had a yummy gyokuru session in this way by both preheating the ware and using the above method to keep temp. Thanks and enjoy!
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Re: Shawn McGuire (GREENWOODSTUDIO)

Postby GreenwoodStudio » Aug 16th, '13, 14:10

Long time, no post ;) it's been s very busy summer so far!!

I'm having a sale in my shop this weekend to move some work and make room for new. 25% off any purchase over $50. At checkout use coupon code AUGUST13. Sale ends Sunday at midnight.
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Re: Shawn McGuire (GREENWOODSTUDIO)

Postby Chip » Aug 16th, '13, 23:01

AWESOME! :wink:
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Re: Shawn McGuire (GREENWOODSTUDIO)

Postby Chip » Aug 17th, '13, 11:25

GreenwoodStudio wrote:... to move some work and make room for new.

I have officially done ... more than my share to help you out. :oops:
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Re: Shawn McGuire (GREENWOODSTUDIO)

Postby GreenwoodStudio » Aug 18th, '13, 17:52

Haha, you sure did Chip. Thanks!
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Re: Shawn McGuire (GREENWOODSTUDIO)

Postby debunix » Aug 18th, '13, 18:25

Enjoying my Da Yu Ling from a gem from Shawn's studio this afternoon, which nicely complements the freckled shino teapot by Seong Il

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Re: Shawn McGuire (GREENWOODSTUDIO)

Postby kikula » Aug 18th, '13, 19:33

debunix, you have the most wonderful wares collection - I perk every time you post a new pic. Great eye for combinations, too; you're an inspiration. Back, green monster!
Shawn, you have some lovely pieces in there. I used to live not too very far from you, in Dryden (and worked in Homer). Miss those hills and woods! And not the snow so much...
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Re: Shawn McGuire (GREENWOODSTUDIO)

Postby Chip » Aug 18th, '13, 20:15

Debunix is being very international with a Mirka tray too.
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