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Regular Suburi Bokken Red Oak 3.8 Shaku

Regular Suburi Bokken Red Oak 3.8 Shaku


 
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This Regular Suburi Bokken features a heavy and wide blade, great for strengthening Suburi exercises.
Working with this long, tip heavy and thick Bokken will surely increase your lower body strength, stability and grip, which is required for practicing any martial arts. Recommended for those who prefer heavy Subri bokken/Furibo with a Tsuka (handle) size close to that of a standard bokken.
This model is available in 3.8 shaku ( approx 45") or 3.5 Shaku ( 41") sizes and comes in Japanese Red or White Oak.


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.
Features
  • Made of high quality Japanese Red Oak
  • All handmade by Japanese expert craftsmen
  • Made in Japan

Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 2 Write a review.

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Suburi Bokken Red Oak November 29, 2018
Reviewer: Gregory Donoghue from Bradenton, Florida U.S.  
Excellent quality. Heavy weighted practice Suburi. Exceeded expectations!

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Regular Suburi Bokken Red Oak 3.8 October 7, 2018
Reviewer: Mario Castillo from Copiapo, Sothamerica Chile  
Excellent balance and quality. Perfect for training ... recommended

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