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How to pack a sword (HanBon Forge)?

How to pack a sword (HanBon Forge)?

zhang 10/12/2018 0
When transporting swords, they must be properly packed to ensure that they will not cause injury to handlers or damage to properties. And they must be well packed according to sword's size and length. Here are several steps show you how to wrap our swords. We sent it through the China Post EMS air freight (USPS in USA), there is an invoice in Engli...
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How to hold a samurai katana sword correctly?

How to hold a samurai katana sword correctly?

zhang 07/12/2018 1
1. Lightly align the palm root depression with the tiger's mouth above the handle ridge.    2. Grasp it gently with the radian of handle. Do not hold tightly. The front hand does not touch fuchi, and back hand does not touch kashira, and distance between two hands is 1 to 2 fingers wide, avoid rusting or wearing of metal fittings.   3. Check to see...
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How to forge your own katana swords?

How to forge your own katana swords?

zhang 05/12/2018 0
1. Buy or find a piece of steel about 2 inches (5.1 cm) wide and 5 inches (1.27 m) thick, slightly over 3 feet (0.9 m) long.2. Heat steel in a furnace or open hearth. You must heat the material to a temperature close to 1600 degrees Fahrenheit (870 degrees Celsius) to forge and remove impurities. During the heating process, substances such as sulfu...
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Basic etiquette about Japanese sword

Basic etiquette about Japanese sword

zhang 30/11/2018 1
The following basic etiquette are what you have to pay attention to. 1. How to draw out a katana sword? When drawing out the sword, hold scabbard (saya) close to the scabbard mouth with your left hand from below, and grab the handle from above with your right hand. The blade should be horizontal, the tip of the blade should be far away, and the bla...
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Shapes of Tang tips of Katana Swords (Nakago-Jiri)

Shapes of Tang tips of Katana Swords (Nakago-Jiri)

zhang 28/11/2018 0
The shape of the tang is known as "Nakago-Jiri". Most tangs which are "suriage" (cut off or shortened) will have "kiri" nakago-jiri. Followings are shapes of tang tips of katana swords.  * The Kurijiri is a rounded tang tip. Composed primarily of a single line.  * Haagari is asymmetrcally round, two rounded lines are meeting at one point. Usually o...
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How to cut paper properly with a Katana

How to cut paper properly with a Katana

zhang 22/10/2018 0
Cutting suspended sheets of paper requires perfect edge alignment, speed and an especially sharp sword. Firstly, holding the Katana the right way and correctly goes a long way to ensuring correct edge alignment. And slow cuts almost always fail. You should pay attention to and try to improve at every opportunity. If you apply pressure directly down...
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Which is your favorite cold weapon in popular movies?

Which is your favorite cold weapon in popular movies?

zhang 25/09/2018 0
Action movies are an important branch of film and TV drama, attracting a large number of fans with its fierce action, strong attack. The cold weapon is used as a percussion prop, adding a lot lustre to the film. Have you noticed those cold weapons? 1. Nepalese scimitar Nepalese scimitar is a world-famous cold weapon. It is easy to grasp and does no...
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Samurai Sword Tsuba

Samurai Sword Tsuba

zhang 13/06/2018 0
Japanese Sword mountings include saya, kashira, seppa, fuchi, habaki, menuki, tsuba etc. The tsuba (鍔, or 鐔) is a guard at the end of the grip of bladed Japanese weapons, which is mostly meant to be used to prevent the hand from sliding onto the blade of a Japanese sword. The tsuba is the main mounting which has a leading position in terms of value...
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