for International shipments - Effective Immediately until ~2014 As
of now, we will not be able to ship any international orders containing rayskin
tsukas or swords with rayskin tsuka directly. If you are an international customer
with a mounted sword or tsuka in your order, you will need to have a domestic
US Shipping address, or have your item shipped to a domestic USA freight forwarder.
Details for freight forwarding available here. We will
be launching a line offering synthetic tsukas available for international shipping
by late February 2014.
STEEL: Our Most Durable cutting blades to date, highly resistant
to bending. Through hardened 9260 silicon alloy carbon spring steel blades.
durable with predictable performance medium cutters. Oil quenched, through hardened
1060 carbon monosteel blades. (Medium Cutters)
most affordable line of Japanese Swords. Through hardened, oil quenched 1045 carbon
monosteel steel blades. (Light Cutters)
steel blade iaito for kata practice. Through hardened 1045 carbon steel and heat-treated
stainless steel blades. (Not for Cutting).
clayed, differentially hardened blade with unetched natural hamon line. Created
for the subtle and attractive appearance. (Cutting ability dependent on specific
steel construction using layered steel billets of different hardness resulting
in a traditional wrapped core blade. (Cutting ability dependent on specific metal
folded steel. Layered and forge folded to create a Damascus appearance. Very prominent
hada. (Cutting ability dependent on specific metal used).
is a quality control/destruction/torture test. Do not attempt.
The blade on the Mokko is through hardened to optimize the quality of the 1060
carbon steel. This is not to show the katana being able to go through the chair...
but that the tip can withstand the force without bending, rolling the tip, or
chipping the kissaki.
Blades are meant to provide an economical means of entry into the traditional
Japanese sword martial arts by focusing on the fundamental requirements of a functional
founders are all practitioners of kendo and iaido and we practice with our own
our prices, everyone can afford to own our swords and be able to participate in
our favorite martial art.