Thread: Hickory Bokken
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Old 12-26-2002, 04:14 PM   #7
achilleus
Dojo: West End Aikikai
Join Date: Sep 2002
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I am writing just to let you know that I explored all the sites I could to research Jo products. I had almost decided on Kingfisher when I was very fotunate to discover that a fellow aikidoka (as well as my sensei) had purchased his pieces as well. I was very pleased to see that the quality that came out from his web/print material was as such in reality.

Also, he has quite a selection of styles of bokken and you can fine tune many of the dimensions to your specs.

Also, he has access to a kind of Appalachian Hickory that he works by hand - very strong and resilient and very beautiful.

10 of 10.

I hope to add a matching bokken to my jo as soon as possible.
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