is different from the regular chashaku since it has wavy lines through its upper
part. Ordinarily bamboo wood is smooth and round but at one certain part its trunk
is seamed by wavy lines. This chashaku is skillfully made from wood of this section
of the bamboo trunk. A unique and graceful item. How
to take care of your chashaku
Kizo, whisk maker and bamboo craftsman Nakata Kizo was
born 1940 in Takayama, Ikoma, Nara prefecture. Though he was the son of a
rice farmer, at the age of 14 he was sent to acquire skillful hands by learning
to make whisks at an apprentice public service. After 6 years of study, he
continued to learn various remaining techniques before becoming independent at
the age of 25. In 1975 he founded the Nakata Kizo cooperation. Presently,
about half of Japan's whisks are produced by his company.
note that we order certain matcha tools from various suppliers and will ship them
as soon as they have been delivered to us.
do not use a dishwasher, microwave oven or electric oven.
your chashaku A
bamboo scoop is a very delicate maccha tea utensil. Please do not use it with
force or bend it unduly since it might break. Always keep it clean and dry. Please
replace it if you detect any traces of mold on it.