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Old 01-06-2006, 01:31 PM   #1
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Sword Sharpening.



Does anyone know where I can get some swords sharpened ? I have a set of 3 ninja swords and a dagger that I need sharpened..

please post any places/people who may be able to do this..
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Old 01-06-2006, 01:35 PM   #2
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if you got the three set,,, they are a little to shit to be sharpened... you can sharpen them, but dont expect to chop down a 6 inch tree.
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Old 01-06-2006, 01:37 PM   #3
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Hattori Hanzo is pretty good, not sure if he does daggers.
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Old 01-06-2006, 01:39 PM   #4
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if you got the three set,,, they are a little to shit to be sharpened... you can sharpen them, but dont expect to chop down a 6 inch tree.
lol.. not going for clearcutting forests just want a nicer edge to them..
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Old 01-07-2006, 01:27 AM   #5
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bump... anyone ?
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Old 01-07-2006, 02:43 AM   #6
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You could try House of Knives at Erin Mill Town Center
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Old 01-07-2006, 03:09 AM   #7
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Fireborn Swords (905-342-3696) referred me to a good place when I had mine sharpened.
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Old 01-07-2006, 03:18 AM   #8
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i would just use a vice and a grinder dude, not that difficult if your good with your hands
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Old 01-07-2006, 04:18 AM   #9
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question....where do u use these swords...ive always loved swords for there design and perfection, but i dont think ide ever have a use for them, except for decoration.
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Old 01-07-2006, 07:32 AM   #10
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question....where do u use these swords...ive always loved swords for there design and perfection, but i dont think ide ever have a use for them, except for decoration.
When I take over pirate ships I use 'em, and if anyone tries any funny business at a bar or club I pull my sword out of it's sheath and get into stance.

... ok, I lied. We keep it above the fireplace as decoration.
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Old 01-07-2006, 07:39 AM   #11
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well, i didn't think i would live to use my specialty on this subject on bmw forum.

anyway, Sharpening a samurai sword is very sacred and hard job. Not many ppl can do it properly north America. Meister's arent here, they are in japan or Korea.

Also it depends on what kind of sword you have. Where did you get the sword from and made from what materials. If you happened to bought the sword set from a Chinese mall or like a mall knife shop, chances are they are usually made to imitate the samurai sword(completely different).

Plus, even when you acquired the real set from Meister which I doubt, it is very dangerous to keep them. The real sword made from Meister's are meant to be used by kendoka or Iiyayido trainee. A lot of ppl, I mean a lot of ppl who have money actually bought these sets and happened to cut their own toes from swinging(they are usually very heavy) or their hand(between thumb and index finger from putting back the sword in).

It takes nearly 10 years to use sharpened sword. Up until then we normally use unsharpened sword made from Meister's for the purpose of training.

Also, if its cheap imitation sword, you cant have them sharpened like real samurai sword.

Another point is that, even when you have the real sword sharped by real Meister's, it is very hard to maintain the sword. Each and every time, the sword is used(from training) one has to bite a clean cloth in their mouth to prevent any moistures while they clean the sword. Extreme caution has to be taken to keep the blade "alive".


back to the question, the Meister's when they sharpen the sword, they didnt use any machine but 3 different stones. one for the tip of the blade, one for the middle of the blade, one for the inner blade.

I doubt that there is any real Meister's in Canada to sharpen the sword.
In our club, we ship them out to states to have them sharpened by Meisters(real Meister from japan).

Plus the swords from meisters usually costs amount of money. Minimum for the novice praticenor usually starts from $1500 us and up. The ones that masters use for demonstration purpose from meisters are very expensive.



now I must ask you, why do you need to sharpen the blade? its far better to use a gun
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now I must ask you, why do you need to sharpen the blade? its far better to use a gun
simple. a swords are more fun.

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Old 01-07-2006, 09:17 AM   #13
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well... the swords I have are just for decoration and they are immitations, not paying $1500+ for a sword to sit above my comp.. but I just would like it to have a decent edge, I already have 1 samurai sword that I got already sharpend, but this set came with a dulled edge.. blade looks like it had been sharpened but the very bottom of the blade is dull.. and I like my shit to be dangerous.. like if someones dicking with my shit and it falls on their foot i want it to take their shit right off lol.. as they are unless they fall tip down then they will just leave a bruise lol.. but seriously i just like them to look and feel as real as I can without blowing tons of $ on a real one.

P.S. thanx for the # justin ill give them a call where are they located tho ?
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Old 01-07-2006, 10:22 AM   #14
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sword vs gun

havent you seen pulp fiction?



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Old 02-10-2006, 04:17 PM   #15
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I polish the real thing.

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