Iwama Ryu Bokken - Exotic Woods

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Weapon Engraving Services

Available fonts (style) 4 Japanese fonts, 3 English fonts
Depth The stronger the laser, the deeper the engraving. Superficial is quite discreet, standard is deep enough to stand forever, deep can go up to 1 mm depth and creates a burning effect within the engraving.
Free transcriptions You can write your name in English and select a "Japanese" font, in which case we will take care of the transcription. Note that several translations exist for the same name and that we cannot accept claims. (Please use the text field to add a comment if the pronunciation is unusual. If you already have a translation, please attach a picture). We do not translate expressions or initials, only names or words. Requests for expressions translations will be ignored and refunded. Please also note that initials cannot be translated in Japanese. Consequently, they will always be engraved in English.
Limitations We engrave in Japanese and English only (no Chinese, Korean, etc.) For any special request (logo/design), contact us prior to your order. (Undiscussed demands will be ignored).
More information Embroidery workshop & Japanese free translation (on site), Transcription usages (Seido Blog), and the engraving workshop presentation (Youtube)
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Bokken & Shoto Laser Engraving - N°1

  • Position: Right or left (when held) | handle, near Tsuba or blade
  • Letter size: standard (~7.5 mm), big (~10 mm), extra big (~12 mm)
  • Up to 3 engravings can be added per Bokken/Shoto.
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    Bokken & Shoto Laser Engraving - N°2

  • Position: Right or left (when held) | handle, near Tsuba or blade
  • Letter size: standard (~7.5 mm), big (~10 mm), extra big (~12 mm)
  • Up to 3 engravings can be added per Bokken/Shoto.
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    Bokken & Shoto Laser Engraving - N°3

  • Position: Right or left (when held) | handle, near Tsuba or blade
  • Letter size: standard (~7.5 mm), big (~10 mm), extra big (~12 mm)
  • Up to 3 engravings can be added per Bokken/Shoto.
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    Nylon Cover for Bokken with shoulder strap

    Made in Japan

    Material: Nylon

    Length: 105 cm | Weight: 260 g

    Available color: Black & Navy Blue

    Name plate option: Synthetic leather embroidered name plate (maximum 1 name)

    This model is made of particularly strong nylon. The shoulder strap will allow to carry 2 bokken comfortably on your shoulder. Synthetic leather reinforcements at the bottom of the cover for better resistance.

    Please note that this cover is for bokken only, and the length is not sufficient for the transport of Jo. For Bokken, Jo & Tanto sets, please see the Carry Bag Bokken/Jo/Tanto (nylon) model.

    "Name Plate" Option: Optionally, you can add a name plate embroidered with your name. This plate is made of synthetic leather, and will be directly integrated on the bag before shipping.
    Please note: given the little space available, it is only possible to embroider either a first name, a last name, or a word (Aikido, Aikibudo etc.)
    For more information about Japanese embroidery, please consult the page "How to Choose your Japanese Embroidery".

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    Camellia Oil - Tsubaki abura

    Made in Japan (Isu Islands)

    Ingredient: 100% Tsubaki Oil

    Size: M > 70 mL / L > 118 mL

    This oil has been produced on the island of Toshima (Isu Shoto), off Tokyo, for more than a century. It is used by many Japanese wood workers as well as specialists in ancient blade (shinken) who are looking for a more stable oil than the Choji oil.

    Treatment with Camellia oil is recommended by the craftsmen who make our wooden weapons. The regular oiling is necessary for unvarnished weapons. It is recommended also for the maintenance of Iaito and Shinken.

    Utilization on wooden weapons:
    Once every 2 months in the wet season, 2 times per month during dry season. For a better preservation of your weapons, it is advisable to carefully rub them with a dry cloth after each use. When you apply the oil, clean the wood surface by rubbing vigorously with a dry cloth, then apply the oil in a thin layer directly with the hand. Allow to dry.
    If your weapons are not painted it will not be necessary to sand, but if they are, sanding will help the wood to absorb more oil.

    Note that this Camelia oil is initialy intended for skin and hair care. We've selected this oil for it's unmatched quality: 100% pure camelia oil, no additive, cold pressed, cosmetic grade, almost odorless, and halal certified.

    Product Information & Size Chart

    • Iwama Ryu Bokken- Sunuke or Camellia

      Made in Japan (Kyushu)

      Flat Spine | Flat butt | Squared kissaki

      Sunuke or Tsubaki (camellia) available

      This Classic Iwama Ryu Aikido model is manufactured from a single piece of either Sunuke or Tsubaki (Camellia japonica) from the southern islands of Kyushu (Japan). Cut right at the Kissaki (tip) and with a thick tsuka (handle) made for the work of "Tenouchi" (hold), this model is intended for practitioners of aikido and more particularly to practitioners of the Iwama Ryu style. Slightly curved, slightly longer than a conventional model, it is particularly strong.

      The Sukuke model is heavy and should work perfectly for tanren. The sunuke model weighs 200 g more than the model in red oak (850 g).

      The Tsubaki (camellia) model is it a bit lighter than the models in red or white oak. It sustain shocks relatively well and Iwama Ryu practitioners should find there a bokken of reasonable weight but that meets the specifications of their school.

      • Choice of wood species: Sunuke (heavy wood) or Tsubaki (light wood)
      • Available finish: unvarnished (camellia oil polish).
      • Manufacturing workshop: Nidome and Aramaki

      All our high-end are offered unvarnished (polished with camellia oil) although they are much more pleasant to the touch as well as use with the latter.
      Unvarnished weapons are more ecologically-friendly, but they requires regular (monthly) maintenance with oil (camellia or wood maintenance oil) and they can only be made from the finest woods of Japanese quality. Given the need for maintenance of these weapons, our stocks are limited. Also, since the craftsmen must select the best wood possible to manufacture these weapons, the processing time is longer than for varnished weapons. If out of stock or made to order, the shipping time can take up to 6 weeks in case of shortage.

      Iwama Ryu Bokken Specifications
      Wood Sunuke Tsubaki (camelia)
      Weight 700 ~ 750 g 600 ~ 650 g
      Full length 103 cm
      Blade length 76 cm
      Tsuka length 27 cm
      Tsuka diameter 38 x 28 mm
      Mine Hiramine (flat spine)
      Tsuka shape Taira (flat butt)
      Kissaki Squared Kissaki
      Sori Small curvature (1 cm)

      *Due to the hand-made manufacturing, color and weight may vary slightly from one weapon to another

      About the Iwama Ryu style:

      "Iwama Ryu", sometimes also called "Takemusu Aiki", is a current of Aikido initiated by Morihiro Saito Sensei, a close disciple of the founder of Aikido reputed to have codified accurately and efficiently the practice aikido weapons: Aikiken and Aikijo. This style is represented in France by Daniel Toutain, Patricia Guerri and Philippe Voarino and it focuses on the practice of weapons, giving them equal importance with the bare hands practice. In fact, the practice with a bokken that matches the standards of the school is particularly important. The practice of Aikiken Iwama Ryu, besides its extreme precision, develops power input (tenouchi), due to the relative thickness of the bokken and striking power.

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    Product & Services

    Iwama Ryu Bokken - Exotic Woods: ¥25,000
    Bokken & Shoto Laser Engraving - N°1: ¥800
    Bokken & Shoto Laser Engraving - N°2: ¥800
    Bokken & Shoto Laser Engraving - N°3: ¥800
    Jo, Bo & Hanbo Laser Engraving - N°1: ¥800
    Jo, Bo & Hanbo Laser Engraving - N°2: ¥800
    Jo, Bo & Hanbo Laser Engraving - N°3: ¥800
    Tanto Laser Engraving - N°1: ¥800
    Tanto Laser Engraving - N°2: ¥800
    Tanto Laser Engraving - N°3: ¥800
    Katanakake Laser Engraving - N°1: ¥800
    Katanakake Laser Engraving - N°2: ¥800
    Nunchaku Laser Engraving N°1 - First Branch: ¥800
    Nunchaku Laser Engraving N°2 - First Branch: ¥800
    Nunchaku Laser Engraving N°1 - Second Branch: ¥800
    Nunchaku Laser Engraving N°2 - Second Branch: ¥800
    Tonfa Laser Engraving N°1: ¥800
    Tonfa Laser Engraving N°2: ¥800

    Accessories

    1 x Nylon Bokken Bag: ¥4,000
    1 x Tsubaki Abura (Camellia Oil): ¥1,700
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