Monthly Archives: March 2016

New sets of Long Dice

A new source of exotic woods has brought me renewed interest in the Zhang Shaizi that introduced last year. I found some really fine Ebony and a nice little box to present them. They were unique in that the ‘pips’ … Continue reading

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Real Silk Strings: Advice

Someone wrote while addressing me, and suggested they might like to attempt to make some Silk strings for their own use. I replied: I would recommend, if you haven’t already, that you get a copy of the Yu-ku-chai-ch’in-pu translated by … Continue reading

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