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Do I need a license to import Iaito sword to my country?
Because the Iaito sword is declared as an imitation sword, no license is needed in most countries. However, UK customers need to obtain a certificate from the British Kendo Association due to the UK's
How do I maintain an Iaito sword ?
After each use, clean the blade surface with a soft cloth or tissue paper; removing dust, fingerprints and any marks. Wipe the blade upward, one way, starting from the base to avoid any injury. If
What should I know before buying a Japanese sword?
Before deciding to buy a Japanese sword, I advise you to get familiar with the vocabulary of the Japanese swords as most of the words are in Japanese. The page on Wikipedia about the Japanese sword mo
I forgot my password.
You can reset your password when trying to log in to your account by clicking on the "Forgot your password?" button. Click the " My Account / Order Status " link at the top right hand side of our sit
I forgot my password.
Click the "My Account / Order Status" link at the top right hand side of our site. Under the login box you'll see a link that says "Forgot your password? Click here". That link will send an email to y
Does the sword rack come pre assembled or does it require assembly?
The sword rack comes disassembled.
Do you buy samurai swords?
Unfortunately we do not purchase Shinken from outside of our trusted dealers.
Are all the swords blunt?
There is two varieties of swords : 1) Shinken 2) Iaito Shinken are authentic Japanese Katana and are sharp. http://www.tozandoshop.com/Authentic-Japanese-Sword-s/766.htm Iaito are made for pr
Do I Need A License To Import Iaito Sword To My Country?
Because the Iaito sword is declared as an imitation sword, no license is needed in most countries. However, UK customers need to obtain a certificate from the British Kendo Association due to the UK's
Can I order Saya individually? My Saya has been broken.
We supply spare Saya individually, but because the mouth of the Saya is adjusted according to each blade, you will need to check and adjust it by yourself.
Can I place a custom order outside of the listed options for a product, such as sword length?
There are times where special requests can be granted, but to maintain the integrity and quality of products, usually the options already listed on product pages are all that we are able to honor.
Is it possible to ship a Shinsakuto with a live blade to Italy?
Yes, we can ship a new sword to Italy, with a live sharp blade, at prices starting from 750,000 yen.
Can the Suzaku Iaito blade with 2.45shaku and 8.5sun be made with approximately 1050g to 1100g with or without the groove?
The craftsmen that assemble the Sword states that we do not make swords as heavy as 1100g. Weights can also depend on customization options. If you would like a heavier sword, please choose a brand li
Can you make Iaito with two Mekugi?
If you would like two mekugi you may specify so in the Order Comments box when checking out at the shopping cart. There is no additional cost required.
Can I request adjustments to an iaito after I place an order? Would there be any difference in cost?
It is possible to make adjustments to an iaito after an order has been made. However please bear in mind that some elements cannot be changed as the order progresses. Some adjustments will increase th
Can I request adjustments to iaito after I place an order? Would there be any difference in cost?
Yes, it is possible to request adjustments after you place an order, but please note that some adjustments may require additional cost.
What is the return policy?
Please inform us prior to returning any merchandise for the return authorization. Any used item cannot be returned and/or exchanged. Any customized orders as follows cannot be returned and/or exchange
How similar are your Iaito to Shinken?
We strive to make our Iaito as close to Shinken as possible. The main differences are the material used and the making of the blade. Shinken blades are made of steel and crafted the same way as they w
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