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Nihonzashi Sword Store & Dojo
 5980 66th St N Suite M
St Petersburg FL 33709
Email: info@nihonzashi.com
Phone: 727-329-9679 
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Sword Customizations - General

 

Is your sword not quite right for you?  If you want to change the balance or just make it easier to find on the dojo sword rack - we can help.  If the specific customization is not listed here, just email us at info@nihonzashi.com to get a quote.  We will also be glad to give you advice if you want to tackle the job yourself.

Tsuba Fitting

Changing the tsuba is the easiest way to change the balance of your sword or personalize it to fit your taste.  The tsuba opening is hand filed down for a perfect fit or brass shims are used when tsuba is too large. This does not include the cost of the Tsuba or extra seppa that may be required.  Click here to see our current selection of tsuba and seppa.   Please order any general customization services using the price list at the bottom of this page.

Blade Shortening

The blade on your Shinken or Iaito is shortened by reshaping the nakago (tang) and re-drilling mekugi ana (peg holes).  This should only be used to remove a few inches or the habaki will not fit properly.   Please order any general customization services using the price list at the bottom of this page.

Shipping / Drop off / Pick up  Address (store hours)

Customization costs should be pre-paid. Please include  return shipping with your payment. Please send a copy of your Paypal receipt and any special instructions with the sword. Swords will be returned in their original packaging. Normal customizations will take from 4 to 8 weeks, but expect an extra delay for lacquer finishes.

General Customization Price List