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Question-Will the sword get moldy?

Question-Will the sword get moldy?

zhang 08/09/2021 0
Whether you are a collector or a martial arts lover, maintaining your sword is very important. From katana and wakizashi to tanto and tachi, all swords undergo regular maintenance to maintain the integrity of their appearance and structure. Although most damage is caused by rust, you may be surprised to find that the sword can also get moldy and mi...
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The formation of Japanese sword's hamon

The formation of Japanese sword's hamon

zhang 27/07/2021 0
When examining authentic Japanese swords, you may find various lines, shapes, patterns, or geometric figures that extend along the length of the blade, called tempered lines or "hamon", which are a defining characteristic of traditional Japanese swords. From katana and wakizashi to tanto and tachi, countless Japanese swords have Hamon, which is the...
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The origin of Japanese tanto

The origin of Japanese tanto

zhang 16/07/2021 0
A tantō (短刀, "short sword") is one of the traditionally made Japanese swords (nihonto) that were worn by the samurai class of feudal Japan. The tantō dates to the Heian period, when it was mainly used as a weapon but evolved in design over the years to become more ornate. Tantō were used in traditional martial arts (tantojutsu). The term has seen a...
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How to oil your katana?

How to oil your katana?

zhang 05/07/2021 0
Whether you own a katana, tachi, wakazashi, tanto, or any other sword, you need to take care of the blade properly. The sword requires very little maintenance to maintain its appearance and structural integrity. However, an important step in sword maintenance is oiling. By applying oil to the blade of the sword, you can protect it from damage and e...
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What is Japanese Ninjutsu?

What is Japanese Ninjutsu?

zhang 18/06/2021 0
Ninjutsu, also known as ninpo, is a traditional Japanese method that involves ninjas using unconventional warfare and guerrilla tactics. In feudal Japan, there are two key occupations responsible for protecting and defending the country from invaders: samurai and ninja, the latter specializing in the art of spying, infiltration, and assassination. ...
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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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What is Japanese Kodachi?

What is Japanese Kodachi?

zhang 10/05/2021 0
Kodachi (小太刀, こだち) means "short sword" and is a traditional Japanese sword wielded by samurai warriors in the feudal era of Japan. It's characteristic is that it is shorter than a sword body such as a Katana, and thus has the same name as its own. But don't let this fool you into thinking that kodachi is a lackluster weapon. On the contrary, it was...
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A Tanto (tantō, 短刀,

A Tanto (tantō, 短刀, "short sword")

zhang 27/09/2018 1
A Tanto (tantō, 短刀, "short sword") is one of the traditionally-made Japanese weapons that were worn by the samurai class of feudal Japan. The tanto is a type of dagger with a length between 15 and 30 cm (6–12 inches).   During the period of feudal Japan, it was more common for a Samurai to carry a tachi and tanto combination before the daisho combi...
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