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Old 01-04-2001, 01:46 PM   #8
Location: Chicago, IL
Join Date: Jun 2000
Posts: 432
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gerardo wrote:
Also, where can I obtain a short bokken? I know I could always modify a regular-sized bokken, but that seems like a waste. And does the tip of the short bokken need to be of the "pointy" kind, or does the blunt tip (like in the bu-jin and Iwama-style bokkens) work?

Any suggestions are apreciated.
Check out Kingfisher Woodworks. They offer a short sword, and do great work. I bought a beautiful custom jo from them last year and am very pleased with it. They might be a little bit pricier than what you're looking for, but I thought it was worth it. They're at:

Good luck,

Robert Cronin
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