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Deluxe White Oak Bokken
White Oak Bokken Deluxe


 
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Our Price: $31.85


Product Code: 013-BKH13WD


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This Deluxe White Oak Bokken is made of selected high quality Japanese White Oak (Shirakashi).
To stay close to a real sword shape, it features a ridged spine called Kenmine (literally "sword ridge"), and rounded handle butt.

This bokken is made is one of the most reputed workshop in all Japan, in Miyakonojō, at the heart of bokken crafting in Kyūshū.

What is Japanese White Oak?
The White Oak Wood used for Japanese Bokken, also called 'Shiragashi', greatly differs from the White Oak Wood referred to when speaking about North American Bokken.
While the North American Oak and Japanese Oak are related, the Japanese White 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.
Shiragashi on the other hand has a structure that is uniformly hard, has excellent dent resistance and has better impact strength than American Oaks.
Compared to Akagashi the Shiragashi has denser grains which also makes it slightly heavier and more preferable as material for Bokken.
Because of the durability and weight of Shiragashi, it's widely regarded as great material for making high quality Bokken.
Features
  • Made of selected high quality Japanese white oak
  • "Kenmine" sword-like ridge spine
  • Rounded pommel
  • Varnished finish
  • All handmade by Japanese expert craftsmen
  • Made in Japan

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March 17, 2018
Reviewer: Uwe Rauprich from Sinzing, Bavaria Germany  


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not received December 24, 2017
Reviewer: fabio yamasato yonamine from campo grande, ms Brazil  
actually, I am not received yet my purchase.

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Recent Purchase December 19, 2017
Reviewer: Peter Hunt from Mariginiup, WA Australia  
The Bokken is much shorter and the handle much smaller than I expected it to be.
It is however a well made and very well balanced item. The size could be my error.

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December 2, 2017
Reviewer: Alexandru Stefan Voicu from Triggiano, Bari Italy  


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Excellent quality October 24, 2017
Reviewer: markman8 from Heraklion Crete, Heraklion Greece  
High end finish good balance and perfect wood quality.
Engraved mine also with Japanese monograms.  Looks and feels fantastic.
Highly recommended

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