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Smooth moves

How to maintain your bokken, jō and tantō… For an unvarnished new weapon or one that needs serious maintenance you can start with very fine grit (P400), then work your way successively through P600 up to super fine grit (P1200).  Wooden weapons are best maintained by regular sanding and oiling. A hard, smooth surface makes your weapon not only less… Read more →