Full view of standard bokken in white oak.
Close-up of the back of the kissaki and upper mune.
Side-on view of the kissaki.
View of the tsuka and flat tsuka-gashira.
Full view of the shoto variation in white oak.
Full view of the red oak daito.
Full view of the red oak shoto.
Full view of the bokken in isu.
Close-up of the tsuka on the isu version of the bokken.
The isu shoto seen in full.
Close up of the isu shoto's tsuka.
Close-up of the kissaki on the isu shoto.
Full view of standard bokken in white oak.
Close-up of the back of the kissaki and upper mune.
Side-on view of the kissaki.
View of the tsuka and flat tsuka-gashira.
Full view of the shoto variation in white oak.
Full view of the red oak daito.
Full view of the red oak shoto.
Full view of the bokken in isu.
Close-up of the tsuka on the isu version of the bokken.
The isu shoto seen in full.
Close up of the isu shoto's tsuka.
Close-up of the kissaki on the isu shoto.

Standard Bokuto

$66.97
Material
Size

This Standard Bokuto is made of selected high quality Japanese woods like Akagashi (Red Oak), Shirakashi (White Oak) and Isu no Ki (Winter Hazel) - all sourced locally by the Aramaki workshop.

The bokuto features a flat spine and kashira for a simple and practical appearnace. It is available in Daito (Long), Chuto (Junior) and Shoto (Signle-handed) versions.

It is idela for use in the nihon Kendo no Kata, Aikido Aikiken practice and sogo bujutsu styles that require an authentic stlye bokuto.

What is Japanese Red Oak?

The oak used for our Bokuto, Akagashi and Shirakashi, greatly differs from the woods used in bokuto made outside of Japan.  The structure of Japanese oak is uniformly hard, has excellent dent resistance and impact strength.  Perfect for contact kata.

Features

  • Made in Japan from locally sourced wood
  • Kenmine - bevelled ridge opposite the cutting side
  • Rounded pommel
  • Daikissaki - elongate sword tip
  • Handcrafted by the expert artisans at the Aramaki workshop


Dimensions

Total Length
Daito: 101.5cm
Chuto: 91cm
Shoto: 54.5cm

Blade
Daito: 75.5cm
Chuto: 68cm
Shoto: 41cm

Handle
Daito: 26cm
Chuto: 23cm
Shoto: 13.5cm

Thickness
Daito: 37 x 26mm
Chuto: 35 x 25mm
Shoto: 35 x 25mm

Approximate weight*
Daito: 550-600g
Chuto: 390-460g
Shoto: 280g
*Due to the nature of the material, weight is given indicatively and can be subject to variation.