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Japanese Sword Maintenance Guide Part 2: How to maintain your sword

Japanese Sword Maintenance Guide Part 2: How to maintain your sword

When looking after your sword, the main objective is to prevent the blade from oxidizing and rusting. Therefore, it is necessary to thoroughly remove any stale oil from the blade and replace it entirely with new oil, making sure that...

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Japanese Sword Maintenance Guide Part 1: How to draw and sheath your Japanese sword

Japanese Sword Maintenance Guide Part 1: How to draw and sheath your Japanese sword

How to draw and sheath your Japanese sword It goes without saying, that Japanese swords are precious cultural treasures, but if it is handled roughly it might be damaged or might cause injury to yourself or someone else. If that...

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