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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 Maintenance

Everything you need to maintain your sword in working order.  We also offer full sword repair services and DIY supplies if you have damaged you katana or saya.  You may find our Sword Cleaning, Mekugi Replacement, and  Katana Disassembly instructions helpful.

Our DIY section provides a step-by-step sword cleaning guide.  There are also guides to sword sharpening and mekugi (bamboo pin) replacement.

Economy Sword Cleaning Kit Get Item Price
  • Imported from Japan
  • Uchiko 打粉 powder, and Choji 丁子 oil
  • Set of Nuguigami 拭紙 paper
  • Flannel oiling cloth in plastic case
  • Comes in cardboard box
Economy Cleaning Kit
Hanwei Sword Cleaning Kit Get Item Price
  • CAS Hanwei cleaning kit
  • Blade Oil (not choji oil), Rice Papers, Oiling cloth, and Powder ball
  • Mekuginuki brass awl and hammer
  • Fitted wooden box
Deluxe Sword Cleaning Kit Get Item Price
  • Imported from Japan
  • Uchiko 打粉 powder, and Choji 丁子 oil
  • Set of Nuguigami 拭紙 paper
  • Flannel oiling cloth in plastic case
  • Mekuginuki brass awl and hammer
  • Fitted wooden box
Delux Sword Cleaning Kit 
Portable Sword Cleaning KitGet Item Price
  • Imported from Japan
  • Brass Mekuginuki 目釘抜き, Uchiko 打粉 Power, Choji 丁子 oil, and Nuguigami 拭紙 paper
  • Paper storage case
  • Synthetic leather carrying case
Bulk Choji 丁子 Oil Get Item Price
  • Imported from Japan
  • A superb rust preventive oil.
  • 100 % extracted Choji oil
  • 100 cc.
Medium Choji Oil Get Item Price
  • Imported from Japan
  • A superb rust preventive oil.
  • 100 % extracted Choji oil
  • 20 cc.
Med Choji
Camellia OilGet Item Price
  • Imported from Japan
  • A rust preventive oil for swords
Black Camellia Oil 
Hanwei Sword Oil Get Item Price
  • Imported from China
  • A rust preventive oil for swords
Hanwei Sword Oil 

Flannel in Case Get Item Price

  • Soft flannel cloth in plastic case
  • Used for wiping oil onto blades
Flannel In Case
Brass Mekuginuki 目釘抜き Get Item Price
  • Imported from Japan
  • Tool to remove Mekugi peg
  • Brass awl, pin, and hammer

Susudake すす竹  Get Item Price
  • Imported from Japan
  • Aged and Smoked bamboo
  • Used for mekugi pins
  • Elastic yet tough fibers
Uchiko 打粉  Get Item Price
  • Imported from Japan
  • The best finely ground stone powder
  • Japanese hand-made paper inner wrap
  • Selected silk cloth outer wrap.
Uchiko 
Nuguigami 拭紙 Get Item Price
  • Imported from Japan
  • Wiping Paper for Sword
  • Made of a soft, sensitive pulp tissue made exclusively for wiping off the excessive oil and unnecessary dust
Wooden Hammer and SplintGet Item Price
  • Traditional tool for releasing stuck Nakago from the Tsuka
  • Works on shirasaya and normal mounted katana and wakizashi.

 

Wooden SplintGet Item Price
  • Traditional tool for releasing stuck Nakago from the Tsuka
  • Works on shirasaya and normal mounted katana and wakizashi.

 

Maintenance Price List

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