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Parts of the sword

Postby Jaques » Tue Jan 04, 2005 8:07 pm

I found this in my Kendo: The Definitive Guide. Seems to be a bog standard katana. Just thought you guys might like to see all the names.
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*EDIT* Kamui- thought i would sticky this as it could be helpful

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Postby Mos » Wed Feb 16, 2005 2:07 pm

excellent....very helpful :D



*edit* Christ i hate seeing my old posts only to see stupid spelling mistakes :S
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Postby IMan » Tue Feb 22, 2005 7:29 pm

As the picture above is a little fuzzy (at least to my old eyes) I thought I would post another that I found. It is a little more detailed, but I hope it is useful.

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Postby Barry the Time Sprout » Tue Feb 22, 2005 8:46 pm

cool, it even tells you what the symbols are, printed on the tang

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Postby Blackbird » Tue Feb 22, 2005 10:47 pm

Yep much clearer nice work.
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Postby Jaques » Sun Feb 27, 2005 5:27 pm

Question: Why do people call the groove a bo-hi when it's listed there as Shinogi?

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Postby Barry the Time Sprout » Sun Feb 27, 2005 5:29 pm

i think the bo hi (groove) is on the shinogi-ji (flat part)

*edit* dont quote me on that thogh :S

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Postby darkhobo » Sun Feb 27, 2005 9:06 pm

shinogi is the ridgeline of the blade
shinogi-ji is the flat between the mune and shinogi
bo-hi is a large groove
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Postby Nirvana » Sun May 01, 2005 6:40 am

Is it ok if I post a scan from my Iaido book, It has temper lines and everything, would that be alright ^_^?

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Postby darksun_uk » Sun May 01, 2005 7:05 am

Nirvana wrote:Is it ok if I post a scan from my Iaido book, It has temper lines and everything, would that be alright ^_^?


best not to, im not sure there are not copyright issues already with whats been posted i will investigate.

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