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How to evaluate the quality of a sword?

How to evaluate the quality of a sword?

zhang 10/06/2021 0
For a good sword, the relationship between hardness, toughness, and sharpness should be a balanced value, which means that a sword must have hardness, sharpness, and toughness.So, many sword lovers will encounter a problem when choosing a sword, how to judge the quality of a sword? What factors are related to the quality of swords? 1) Hardness Hard...
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How to make your sword not rust?

How to make your sword not rust?

zhang 05/06/2021 0
Whether you are collecting katana or practicing swords, you should take measures to protect your swords from rusting. Although most people are familiar with the basic appearance of rust, few people know its actual composition and properties. Scientifically speaking, rust is iron oxide (chemical Fe2O3) produced by the oxidation of iron. When iron is...
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Comparison of stainless steel and high carbon steel

Comparison of stainless steel and high carbon steel

zhang 01/06/2021 0
One of the most influential factors that determine the quality of a sword is the metal used in its structure. For example, bronze and iron are relatively weak compared to steel. The steel sword provides excellent strength and durability. They are also better at holding swords than iron swords and bronze swords. However, with the invention of steel,...
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Chinese sword introduction--Zhanmadao

Chinese sword introduction--Zhanmadao

zhang 28/05/2021 0
As we all know, the Japanese sword is famous all over the world. In fact, countless other regions, including China, have created their own swords. Although China has produced dozens of swords throughout its history, the most prolific of them is Zhanmadao. What is zhanmadao?Zhanmadao is a traditional Chinese sword that originated in the Han Dynasty ...
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Why katana is the sword of choice for samurai

Why katana is the sword of choice for samurai

zhang 24/05/2021 0
Bushido believes that the japanese sword is a symbol of strength and spirit. The mere possession of a sword can make a warrior feel self-esteem and a sense of responsibility. The katana embodies his mind and heart, loyalty and honor. Until death, the samurai never separated from his sword.The katana did not appear until the Kamakura period in Japan...
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Chinese traditional sword--Tai Ji Jian

Chinese traditional sword--Tai Ji Jian

zhang 20/05/2021 0
Although Japanese Katana is the most famous sword in Asia, China also produces various chinese sword, one of which is the Tai ji jian. However, this decorative sword is usually not used in combat. On the contrary, Tai ji is mainly used in Chinese martial arts. Taijijian (Chinese: 太极剑) is a straight two-edged sword used to train Chinese martial arts...
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How to fix loose tsuba?

How to fix loose tsuba?

zhang 17/05/2021 0
If your tsuba becomes loose, your habaki, tsuka, etc. will be under more pressure than expected. Sometimes this is caused by the shrinkage of wood due to seasonal changes in weather. It is not difficult to fix a loose tsuba, although it depends on how the tsuba feels loose.A simple solution is to add an extra "seppa" (spacer) if the flap is loose v...
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How to fix loose saya?

How to fix loose saya?

zhang 13/05/2021 0
A good katana manufacturer will ensure that each sword is firmly placed in its saya. Despite the best efforts, sometimes the sword will loosen in its sheath or over time as it is drawn repeatedly. Correct Gasket filling with silicone grease is the preferred method for fastening katana, wakizashi or tanto in its sheath.You will need: -Wood veneer ed...
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