What's New?  (Plenty, that's what ! ! !)



A G.I. inspecting some of the thousands of swords turned in at the end of the war by both military

 and civilian's was quoted as saying: "They were stacked like cordwood as far as the eye can see"


  We recently produced several rolls of genuine SUEDE LEATHER ITO, available in 'BLACK' or 'SAND' colors.

It is the real thing.  First come, first serve !


Once again, (limited offer) the HAWLEY'S Japanese Sword Chart is available.  Printed on snow white 60 pound enameled stock,  Original (17 x 22 inch) this chart will be a welcome addition to a wall in your sword area. Suitable for framing, this chart features diagrams and details that cover some of the most famous sword makers, drawings of various methods of folding steel and a many other related bits & pieces of information. like with many other 'sale' items, when they are gone, they are gone forever.


The CHART, (DOMESTIC) secured in a shipping tube to prevent damage, via PRIORITY MAIL is only $23.   INTERNATIONAL  The chart and postage is approximately $56 (postage along is $41).  There has been ongoing rate increases by the Post Office.... so the figures are not entirely 'firm' and will depend on where it is being mailed to.


SOLID SILVER KIKU SEPPA are still AVAILABLE to dress up your favorite blade.


TSUNAMI* Special!  

is the name of our exclusive & popular non-stretch synthetic suede leather handle wrap cord that can cost up to $350 in Japan.  Customer reports indicate that it is enjoyed for its 'positive grip' feeling and comfort to the hands. 

   Get your handle wrapped today with TSUNAMI cord for the low price of only $250 plus postage.

TSUNAMI is available in Coal BLACK, IVY Green, Navy BLUE, Chocolate BROWN, CRANBERRY and Battleship GRAY. Cranberry and Battleship GRAY are displayed above.


Our New Leather Sageo - The LEATHER SAGEO (exclusive) has been well accepted since its introduction only two weeks ago with almost half of the roll, out the door.



Nakago-Nuki  Handle removal tool set.    This tool set is sold in Japan for approximately $100 but because we make them, the set is available at 'factory direct' pricing...   Only $35 plus postage.



Call for details:    503-282-4567


-or- write to:

FRED LOHMAN - 3405 N.E. Broadway -

Portland, OR  97232-1818   U.S.A.