Search:

Type: Posts; User: Hrvoje Samija; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 13 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.13 seconds.

  1. Need help with identification of a short sword/dagger

    Hello dear people.

    A friend asked me to help him get any information about a short sword/dagger he received as a present.

    The value is not important, it is probably not valuble at all, the...
  2. Replies
    14
    Views
    5,857

    Hello. Here is a link to some interesting info...

    Hello.

    Here is a link to some interesting info on wood types in bokken...

    http://www.koryubokken.com/shop/content/1-woodtypes

    It is related to the PAART workshop of Petar Antunovic of...
  3. Replies
    2
    Views
    3,914

    Last bump, next year no pointy beauties for me......

    Last bump, next year no pointy beauties for me... Sigh... :o
  4. Replies
    16
    Views
    2,592

    As far as I can see, although there is almost...

    As far as I can see, although there is almost none to very small sori, there is some curvature to the tsuka, and that is unusual in bokuto as far as I can tell...

    Hello Pero, nice to finally see...
  5. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,451

    I guess that, maybe, this is not the optimal...

    I guess that, maybe, this is not the optimal sub-forum for this kind of question... Maybe in the Swordsmanship-Community there would be more biters... :D

    That being said, let me just bother your...
  6. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,451

    Sorry, just, the above marked part had me...

    Sorry, just, the above marked part had me confused, so I just wanted to make sure I DID misunderstand... :D

    Sorry again.
  7. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,451

    Bouting...? As in, edge to edge contact...? With...

    Bouting...? As in, edge to edge contact...? With a sharp sword...? Now, why would anyone want to do something like that, even if it wasn't crazy-dangerous...? :hyuk:
  8. Replies
    36
    Views
    4,944

    Mr. O'Brian and jonpalombi, thank you very much...

    Mr. O'Brian and jonpalombi, thank you very much for your explanations.

    Kind regards and Season's Greetings.
  9. Replies
    36
    Views
    4,944

    As I stated, the question may be silly, but in...

    As I stated, the question may be silly, but in this case, if your hand is all the way to the guard, the points are very close to your hand, and some moves might be hindered by it... Or it looks that...
  10. Replies
    2
    Views
    3,914

    OK, I guess it is a little too much to ask, but...

    OK, I guess it is a little too much to ask, but you never know, maybe in the Christmas spirit someone will be willing to chech if it is possible to ship by regular mail through post to Croatia,...
  11. Replies
    36
    Views
    4,944

    Sorry if my question is silly, but I just...

    Sorry if my question is silly, but I just wondered, is maybe the crossguard the wrong way around...? Wouldn't it bother the handling with the tips toward the hand, and not toward the tip...?
  12. Replies
    2
    Views
    3,914

    WTB: Hanwei Practical Tanto

    Hello dear people!

    I would like to buy, as cheaply as possible (donations accepted :D ), a SH PC PT. Too many acronyms, I know... :hyuk:

    It has to be shipped to Croatia, Europe, so if you can...
  13. Replies
    30
    Views
    6,873

    Just curious, how are you planning to harden and...

    Just curious, how are you planning to harden and temper the blades...? I understand that is what 'makes or brakes' a blade, and every steel is different... Do you plan to do it yourself, or maybe...
  14. Replies
    65
    Views
    4,165

    Skilled, trained swordsmen would need no...

    Skilled, trained swordsmen would need no explanation, either way...
  15. Replies
    65
    Views
    4,165

    Well, I just wanted to share a couple of...

    Well, I just wanted to share a couple of observations, and than I will stop posting in this thread, since I have no knowledge about any style of swordmanship to really constructively contribute...
  16. Replies
    65
    Views
    4,165

    I would like to give my outsider's view here... ...

    I would like to give my outsider's view here...

    Since this thread got my attention, I searched SFI for Lance's threads, and there are ALLOT of those... He has been around a long time on SFI, and...
  17. Replies
    12
    Views
    10,274

    This was a good venue to buy an OK katana in...

    This was a good venue to buy an OK katana in Europe... Looks like they are sold out, though...

    SHINKEN

    It is hard to recognize quality among the imports from China since it is a BIG country,...
  18. Replies
    23
    Views
    2,226

    If it is the same katana from the beginning, you...

    If it is the same katana from the beginning, you can see above that shirasaya and habaki are already made... If I understand it correctly...

    Beautiful... Ah... Damn... Angelo, get it togeather,...
  19. Replies
    12
    Views
    10,274

    Mr. Martin, for a hand made katana in EU, that...

    Mr. Martin,

    for a hand made katana in EU, that is not CRAZY expensive, I would recommend Pavel Bolf, Czech aikidoka and smith...

    There are a few finished and for sale at the moment... FOR SALE...
  20. Replies
    11
    Views
    4,604

    Pavel Bolf is a well known Czech smith and...

    Pavel Bolf is a well known Czech smith and aikidoka... Google a little, and search SFI also...

    His basic katana in koshirae is 26000 CZK, about 1500 USD, as I said, check his price list...

    You...
  21. Replies
    11
    Views
    4,604

    If it doesn't have to be RIGHT NOW, you can...

    If it doesn't have to be RIGHT NOW, you can commission a basic katana in koshirae from Pavel Bolf for cca. 1500 USD... PRICE LIST

    Or, if it has to be RIGHT NOW, double the amount at least, and get...
  22. Replies
    31
    Views
    9,197

    Wow, what a beautiful thread... Came upon the...

    Wow, what a beautiful thread...

    Came upon the forum by accident, lurked a while, posted a little... Living too far away and not having the funds to spend on swords, I have enjoyed learning about...
  23. Replies
    38
    Views
    26,530

    Yes, the 'real' damascus, wootz, was not made...

    Yes, the 'real' damascus, wootz, was not made with high heat, but low heat, since it is said a blade of grass was found inside of one of those swords when it was broken...

    New research implies...
  24. It might be best to ask at the source... C.R....

    It might be best to ask at the source...

    C.R. Advisory And Information Centre Of The Customs Administration

    :cool:
  25. Well, when viewed like that, the tsuka regularly...

    Well, when viewed like that, the tsuka regularly taken off and the mekugi inspected, or just taking the mekugi out to check it's state, it could work OK...

    But, if that is done as it should be,...
Results 1 to 25 of 310
Page 1 of 13 1 2 3 4