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Nihonzashi Sword Store & Dojo
 5980 66th St N Suite M
St Petersburg FL 33709
Phone: 727-329-9679 
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Specialty Tools

These had to find tools are useful for repairing and customizing katana.  We also carry various DIY supplies to get the job done.

Bamboo Froe (Take Wari) Get Item Price

  • Used to split bamboo for mekugi pins
  • Back of Take Wari is struck with a wooden mallet
  • Hand forged and tempered triple laminated hi-carbon and low-carbon steel (6 3/4" edge 12 3/4" overall)

Bamboo Razor Saw (Gyokucho #420) Get Item Price

  • Designed to cut bamboo without tearing outer fibers
  • 9 1/2" Blade with 21 1/2" overall length
  • Rattan wrapped handle

Koshino Shoku 210 mm (Ryoba Noko Giri) Get Item Price

  • Traditional Japanese saw cuts on the pull stroke
  • Rip teeth on one side and crosscut teeth on the other
  • Heat treated and tempered
  • 8 1/4" blade with 19" overall length

12" Folding Saw Get Item Price

  • Great for a portable tool kit
  • 5" blade with 12" overall length
  • Locks open

Wooden Mallet Get Item Price

  • Hand turned from Kashi (Japanese White Oak)
  • Small - 36mm is 4oz,
  • Large - 48mm is 9oz
  • 12" average overall length

1/4" tapered drill with hex shank Get Item Price

  • Great for reshaping mekugi ana

Dowel Pointer Get Item Price NOT AVAILABLE

  • Great for sharpening tameshigiri stand pegs
  • Works like a giant pencil sharpener
  • Steel blade
  • Hard maple body
  • Sharpen up to 1" pegs

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