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Silk-Reeling Energy -- Chan Si Jin -- Instructional DVDs

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Pointers for Double Hands (Arms) Silk Reeling

This is a little photo-journal of the silk reeling process as I do it. I've raised silkworms for three years now, and this is how you go about getting the cocoons turned into thread.

This is a little photo-journal of the silk reeling process as I do it. I've raised silkworms for three years now, and this is how you go about getting the cocoons turned into thread.

Grandmaster Chen Xiao Wang performing silk reeling exercises.

Some Silk Reeling Suggestions, Thoughts

First, the equipment. Michael brought some hand reels -- the squat ones are from Japan, and the tall narrow one is made by Alden Amos. A silk reel should let a lot of air in, so the wet silk doesn't stick to the reel and make a mess.

This is a little photo-journal of the silk reeling process as I do it. I've raised silkworms for three years now, and this is how you go about getting the cocoons turned into thread.