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It would be blasphemy to even call that a Japanese sword. Bound to be some sort of Chinese repro, but who knows from when or where. My only...
Wow, that is horrible, I am so sorry to hear this. I suppose if there was no loss of life, everything else is secondary, but damn.
I read them. Some I have to use the books to help as there were many variations when written. Much like the differences seen in handwriting today,...
Yes Walter, I have been unavailable due to the ravages of Hurricane Laura. No electricity, cable, or internet. All has been restored...
Real Japanese swords or reproductions ???
This is a Gunto or Army sword, not Kai-Gunto naval sword.
Haven't checked in for a while as there haven't been many posts related to genuine Japanese swords of late.
Your sword is signed Kojima Kunifusa....
First, the sword which is the topic of this post was not unearthed. It was forged in 1447 by Osafune Norimitsu and is housed in the Kibitsu...
Well, as the purest of the purists, all i can say is I LIKE IT!
I discussed this with my girl and she liked it too.
This is my first time to see this post and I just wanted to say Thank You for taking the time to make it. It is very informative and educational,...
I agree, knife makers seem to blend them all together and call blades whatever name suits them with no regard for accuracy.
And though that is...
Kwaiken, spelled Kaiken (懐剣) is not the same as a kiridashi, nor is it a utility knife. Kaiken is a small dagger carried only by Samurai class men...
Will do. Thanks
Don't have instagram. Thanks though.
Thank you for the reply. I hate to buy anything without doing some research, getting opinions and /or reading reviews by folks with hands on...
Yes, I have seen him using the BBHammer, but not the BB 50 ton Press.
Has anyone had hands on experience with this press?
Any opinions, comments, reviews or recommendations.
Thanks in advance.