Our handcrafted Bokken line offers high quality products to guarantee the best result of balance weight and resistance. Each bokken is handmade choosing woods with a lot of attention, avoiding the weak parts and the cracks, not using a chemical process. We therefore obtain a solid lasting product, completelly natural. We produce every kind of bokken for Katori Shinto Ryu, Itto Ryu, Iwama Ryu, Yagyu Shinkage Ryu, Togakure Ryu, Kashima Shinto Ryu, Kukishinden Ryu. The choice includes also Yari, Naginata, Bo, Jo, Hanbo and octagonal Bo, Jo, Hanbo.
These are the kinds of woods we utilize:
Beech wood – it’s heavier and harder comparing to the red oak wood, its surface is thick and uniform. The colour is light, veining is straight and there are only few knots. It’s quite flexible and its resistance to impact is better than the one of the red oak, being a very compact and firm wood.
Walnut - Refined wood of medium hardness and not too heavy. Light Brown colour. Not too flexible but very light. It has many knots.
Mahogany - Uniform and compact wood, really hard and resistant. Red / brown colour, quite heavy and very impact resistant.
Lignum Vitae – One of the hardest and thickest wood in the world, known also as Ironwood. This wood is very compact, green colour and it has a great umidity and mould resistance. Its resistance to impact is impressive.
Wengé - It’s a dark-brown wood, very hard, compact and resistant. Great umidity and impact resistance.
Our standard bokken have a great price for the quality we offer and are very resistent for martial arts practice. These products are mostly made of real red oak with an handcrafted method.
Our bo, jo, hanbo have a great price for the quality we offer and are very resistent for martial arts practice. These products are mostly made of real red oak with an handcrafted method.