|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)|
Product Information & Size Chart
Oar Shaped Kaigata Suburito - Akagashi
Made in Japan (Kyushu)
3.5 Shaku (106 cm) or 3.8 Shaku (115 cm)
Red Oak only
A nontypical Suburito in the shape of an oar. Ideal for intense Suburi training and muscle strengthening. Available in two different sizes.
Oar shaped Suburito are inspired by the famous "Musashi Bokken" that Miyamoto Musashi graved from an oar before his famous duel on Ganryu Island.
This type of Suburito has quickly become popular as it emphasizes a controlled movement and requires to properly maintain ones axes to cut straight.
- Choice of wood species: red oak only
- Available finish: Urethane varnish only
- Manufacturing workshop: Horinouchi
Oar Shaped Suburito Specifications Length 3.5 shaku (106 cm) 3.8 shaku (115 cm) Weight ~ 900 g ~ 1000 g Blade length 77 cm 81.5 cm Tsuka length 29 cm 33.5 cm Tsuka diameter 37 x 29 mm
*Due to the hand-made manufacturing, color and weight may vary slightly from one weapon to another
The Suburito are designed to work on muscular strength and physical power. Suburi practice can be beneficial to all practitioners, however, it must be done, at least initially, supervised by a teacher. Improper use of the Suburito can quickly lead to tendinitis, shoulder and back pain etc.