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Standard Shoto - Classic Woods

SKU: W182V

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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.
Number of engravings You can order a maximum of 3 engravings per weapon from this page. The modules N1, N2, and N3 correspond to the engravings Number 1, number 2 and number 3. These modules are identical and you can add them in the order you wish. Of course, we cannot engrave twice in the same place, so please pay attention to the chosen positions.
For more than 3 engravings, please contact us prior to placing your order.
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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Service details
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 Shoto.
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    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 Shoto.
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    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 Shoto.
  • Recommended Accessories

    Standard Plastic Tsuba (brown)
    ¥200

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    Standard Plastic Tsuba

    Material: PVC
    Tsubadome (rubber ring) optional (white or brown).
    Size: ~7.8 cm x ~6 mm

    Basic brown plastic tsuba, a guard that will protect your hands during full contact practice, which is fixed on your bokken with a rubber ring.
    This plastic Tsuba is the only made in Japan plastic Tsuba designed for classic Bokken on the market and only exists in brown color.

    It will fit on all standard and high-end bokken, with or without groove, and on chuto (short bokken) and shoto (wakizashi), but might require a little filing depending on the exact shape of the blade (particularly at the mine).
    Please make sure you select the correct size as the hole is slightly smaller for Shoto size. The M (shoto) size can still be recut for a Bokken, but a Bokken Tsuba will be too large for a Shoto.

    Product Information & Size Chart

    • Standard Shoto 54.5 cm - Red/White Oak or Isu no Ki

      Made in Japan (Kyushu)

      Flat Spine | Flat butt | Small Kissaki

      Red Oak, White Oak or Isu no Ki available

      This standard Shoto model is made from either red or white oak, or Isu no Ki. It features a basic finish, a flat Tsukagashira, a Hiramine and a Shokissaki. The red oak model is made from "Ichikashi", a type of slightly lower quality wood compared to the "Hon Akagashi". The white oak and Isu no Ki are not especially selected.

      These weapons are perfectly standard models, suitable for any type of practice but with a simple finish and basic quality Japanese wood. Excellent for beginners and clubs, however not recommended for experienced practitioners.

      • Choice of wood species: red oak, white oak, Isu no ki.
      • Manufacturing workshop: Aramaki
      Standard Shoto Specifications
      Wood IchiiKashi
      (Red Oak)
      Shirakashi
      (White Oak)
      Isu no Ki
      (Distilium racemocum)
      Weight ~250 g ~270 g ~240 g
      Full length 54.5 cm
      Blade length 41 cm
      Tsuka length 13.5 cm
      Tsuka diameter 35x25 mm
      Mine Hiramine (flat spine)
      Tsuka shape Taira (flat butt)
      Kissaki Shokissaki (small) (~2 cm)

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

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    Product & Services

    Standard Shoto - Classic Woods: ¥3,800
    Bokken Laser Engraving - N°1: ¥800
    Bokken Laser Engraving - N°2: ¥800
    Bokken Laser Engraving - N°3: ¥800
    Shoto Laser Engraving - N°1: ¥800
    Shoto Laser Engraving - N°2: ¥800
    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
    Kenju Laser Engraving N°1: ¥800
    Kenju Laser Engraving N°2: ¥800

    Accessories

    1 x Standard Plastic Tsuba (brown): ¥200
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