Leather Grip Suburi Bokken Red Oak
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This Leather Grip Suburi Red Oak Bokken is made of selected high quality Japanese Red Oak (Akagashi).
For those looking for a non-slip grip on their Bokken, we are proud to be able to introduce you this bokken whose handle is securely wrapped with the genuine cowhide leather.
This leather grip is designed and treated exclusively for this unique bokken and the Tsuka end features a original treatment to avoid leather wrapping from loosening.
The Leather Grip Suburi Red Oak Bokken features a wider and heavier blade, made for strengthening Suburi training. This model is available in Isu and Red oak.
What is Japanese Red Oak?
The Red Oak Wood used for Japanese Bokken, also called '
', greatly differs from the Red Oak Wood referred to when speaking about North American Bokken.
While the North American Oak and Japanese Oak are related, the Japanese Oak tree is evergreen, due to this it does not have a conspicuous open grain like the American White and Red Oak.
The open grain structure, of the American Oak wood produces soft areas which are more prone to impact damage.
Akagashi on the other hand has a structure that is uniformly hard, has excellent dent resistance and has better impact strength than American Oaks.
Nowadays Akagashi is a quite rare and expensive even in Japan, and is mostly used for making high quality Bokken.
Total length: 112cm (approx. 44")
Weight: Approx. 900 grams
Made of high quality Japanese Red Oak
All handmade by Japanese expert craftsmen
Made in Japan
Comes with a Black Colored Genuine Cowhide Leather Grip
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