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Japanese Sword Polishing Kit Get Item Price

Japanese Sword Polishing Kit is a beginner's set, which includes almost all the necessary items to polish. It is good not only for beginners but also those who have experience. Almost all of the necessary items to polish Japanese sword are set in this kit, such as several polishing stones and items for finishing work. These are the same quality as the professionals use, so having this kit, you are able to enjoy polishing sword at home as if you are a specialist. It is more reasonable to buy this kit than to buy each item separately, so get this kit and be fully satisfied with your own beautiful sword.

Diamond Finger Stones  Get Item Price

Nihonzashi has developed a line of diamond finger stones designed to polish the surface of a blade.  We mount flexible diamond abrasive on a thin bamboo sheet.  We use a foam layer allowing the abrasive to conform with the curved surface of a sword.  The 1" x 2" finger stones can be used for many swords without dulling.  Metal backed diamond abrasives aggressively remove material and resin based diamond abrasives polish the surface. 

  • 40 micron (metal backing) (~450 grit) Resurface and reshape-NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • 20 micron (metal backing) (~1000 grit) Refine surfaces
  • 18 micron (resin backing) (~1200 grit) Start surface polish
  • 9 micron (resin backing) (~2200 grit) Start surface polish
  • 3 micron (resin backing) (~4000 grit) Cleans up surface
  • 1 micron (resin backing) (~10,000 grit) Polishes surface
  • 1/4 micron (resin backing) (~40,000 grit) Leaves a mirror finish
Diamond Finger Stones
Resin and Metal Backed
Finger Stones
Diamond Finger Stones
Unsurfaced resin backed finger
stone and prepared version.

Resin based diamond finger stones come rough and must be surfaced using water stones.  We use 220 and 1200 grit stones to prepare them before and while using them.

3M PSA Lapping Film   Get Item Price

Tightly graded mineral particles are coated on polyester film backings to provide precision finishes. These sheets were developed to polish fiber optics, but work great for sharpening.  The abrasive is bonded with resin to a tough, waterproof mylar film and leaves a uniform scratch pattern. The adhesive backed film can be easily cut and applied to a backing of almost any shape.

  • 12 micron (~ 1800 grit) shape edge
  •  5 micron (~ 2800 grit) refines and produces a keen edge
  • 1 micron (~ 10,000) polishes surface
  • 0.3 micron (~ 30,000 grit) leaves a mirror finish
  • Adhesive backed 8 1/2" x 5 1/2" sheets

3M Micro-finishing Film   Get Item Price

Micron graded minerals are electrostatically oriented on a high strength polyester film backing. This fast cutting abrasive provides precise, consistent, close tolerance finishes. For use on metal, fiberglass, plastic, wood, and solid surface composites.  Long lasting tough waterproof sheets provide a consistent scratch pattern.

  • 80 micron (~ 260 grit)
  • 50 micron (~ 400 grit)
  • 30 micron (~ 600 grit)
  • 15 micron (~ 1500 grit)
  • 9 micron (~ 2500 grit)
  • 8 1/2" x 5 1/2" sheets

Susudake すす竹   Get Item Price

  • Imported from Japan
  • Aged and Smoked bamboo
  • Used for mekugi pins
  • Elastic yet tough fibers
Susudake

Cotton Tsuka-Ito  Get Item Price

  • Price per foot, 10 mm wide (Imported from Japan)
  • Available in Black, White, Gold, Green, Purple, Dark Brown, Grey Blue, and Brown
  • Cut Ito is not returnable - please ask for a sample if you are unsure of the color.
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Purple 
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Dark Brown 
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Grey Green Blue
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Green
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Dark Blue Army

Silk Tsuka-Ito  Get Item Price

  • Price per foot, 11 mm wide (Imported from Japan)
  • Available in Black, Brown, Dark Brown, Blood Red, Black/Gold, Blue/Dr Blue/Gold, and Navy/Purple/Green
  • Cut Ito is not returnable - please ask for a sample if you are unsure of the color.
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Black 
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Black / Gold 
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Gold 
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Dark Brown 
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Blue/Dr Blue/Gold 
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Blood Red 
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Dark Blue 
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Tetsu 
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White
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Navy/Purple/Green
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Green
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Grey Dark Blue
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Red Black

Leather Tsuka-Ito  Get Item Price

  • Price per foot, 9 mm wide (Imported from Japan)
  • Available in Dark Brown, Black,and Newbuck
  • Cut Ito is not returnable - please ask for a sample if you are unsure of the color.
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Ray Skin (Same' 鮫)  Get Item Price

  • Skins are approximately 21" x 10"
  • Used for covering tsuka (handles)
  • Adds strength and a decorative covering
  • One skin can be used for one full wrap or two panel handles
  • Imported from Japan

Poplar Saya Blank  Get Item Price

  • Approximately 41 1/2" x 2" x 1"
  • Already split into matching halves
 

Buffalo Horn Block  Get Item Price

  • Approximately 1 5/8" x 1 1/8" x 5/8"
  • Great for making kurikata

Buffalo Horn Sheet  Get Item Price

  • Approximately 2 1/8" x 1 1/2" x 1/4"
  • Great for making kashira and koiguchi

Price List

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  • CUT TSUKA-ITO IS NOT RETURNABLE - PLEASE ASK FOR SAMPLE IF YOU ARE UNSURE OF THE COLOR.