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Tsukuri-Komi (Shape)-Japanese Swords

Tsukuri-Komi (Shape)-Japanese Swords

zhang 29/09/2018 0
Katana ( Standard size sword or long sword)Shinogi-zukuriShoubu-zukuri ( Iris Leaf Shape ) - Rare U-no-kubi zukuri ( Rare )Hira-zukuri ( Very rare )  Wakizashi ( Short sword )Shinogi-zukuri Shoubu-zukuri ( Rare )U-no-kubi zukuri ( Rare )Hira-zukuri ( Rare )1/2 Hira-zukuri & 1/2 Shinogi-zukuri  Tanto ( Dagger )Hira-zukuri ( Most common form of Tanto...
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What is SHINOGI-ZUKURI(鎬造り) blade shape?

What is SHINOGI-ZUKURI(鎬造り) blade shape?

zhang 05/09/2018 0
Japanese Katana features many different shapes, geometry aspects, lengths and styles, the most immediately obvious configuration is the shape of the blade. Shinogi zukuri is the most common blade shape for Japanese katana swords that provides both speed and cutting power. It features a distinct yokote: a line or bevel that separates the finish of t...
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Types of bo-hi on samurai katana swords

Types of bo-hi on samurai katana swords

zhang 31/08/2018 0
The bohi is also called the fuller or blood groove, it's purpose is to reduce the weight of a sword and produce an excellent tachi kaze (the sword wind sound) when you do training. Bo-hi blade is lighter, thus easier to balance. You can see several types of bo-hi below. 1. Bohi for shinogi zukuri, do not through kissaki, it is the most common type ...
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Shinogi zukuri blade

Shinogi zukuri blade

zhang 06/07/2018 0
The shinogi, is a ridge on the blade that runs from the yokote to the end of the nakago. A blade with a shinogi is then said to be made in the shinogi-zukuri style, which is evolved as the most common Japanese katana blade design, provides both speed and cutting power.  Except for the width of the blade, it is the shinogi height that plays the grea...
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