Standard Naginata Red Oak

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  • Length: 7 shaku (about 212cm - blade length 50cm)
  • Weight: about 850g
  • Varnished finish

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Our Price: $129.00

Availability: Usually Ships in 2 to 3 Weeks
Product Code: 012-318

This is the Standard Naginata made with Japanese Red Oak. This Naginata is used for Naginata training by a variety of Koryu schools.

Made in Miyakonojo, Kyushu, the heart of Japanese wooden weapon craftsmanship. Only genuine Japanese wood essences are used.

What is Japanese Red Oak?
The Red Oak Wood used for Japanese Bokken, also called 'Akagashi', 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 or Jo.

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Excellent Quality Naginata November 16, 2017
Reviewer: Dr Raymond J Monk from Stevensville, Montana United States  
The workmanship and quality of this Red Oak Naginata is exceptional.   It is expected that this Naginata will provide many years of service.

The prices of the red and white Oak Naginata's provide the highest quality tools at excellent prices.

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