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Restoring Armour and Swords – Contrasting Points of View Part A: Armour

Restoring armor and swords – contrasting view points Part B Swords

Restoring Armour and Swords – Contrasting Points of View Part C: Shirasaya

Restoring Koshirae – contrasting viewpoints: Part D

When does a weapon become a work of Art?

Re-visiting an old friend

Real-Life Kantei of swords: Oei Bizen Swords What we read and what we see.

Bizen Yamashiro Tanto

Comparison study of two swords

Real-Life kantei-of swords , part 10: A real challenge : kantei Wakimono Swords

Real-Life kantei-of swords, part 10: Addendum to the article “Real challenge -kantei Wakimono Swords "

Real-Life kantei-of swords , part 11: A small mystery revisited.

Akasaka Tsuba

Sukashi Tsuba

The Stibbert Museum Florence

Enju Wakazashi from the Kamakura period

The History of Nihonto in Hakkoku (Brazil) - W.B. Tanner

Real-Life Kantei of swords #12: A very interesting Shinshinto tanto with an unusual tsukuri komi

Real Life Kantei of swords #13: Examining an interesting fake

kantei as a learnig tool

Real Life Kantei swords 14: A much loved sword

Real Life Kantei of swords 15: Is it Japanese ?

Resurrection. Definition- Rising from the dead, rebirth, Restoration.


A Katana attributed to Yamato Taima.

Outside the comfort zone (study of an Osaka Ishido Wakazashi)

A sword By Yamato Tegai Kanenaga

Real-Life Kantei of swords #17, Yamato Swords

Real Life Kantei of swords #16: About the position of the mekugi ana in the nakago

A sword By Oei Osafune Yasumitsu

A sword Attributed to Yamato Senjuin

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