Maintenance Supplies

Complete Cleaning Kits

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This is an example of a very high quality cleaning kit containin fine products.  The box is made of Paulownia wood and is 4″ wide x 7″ long x 2 5/8″ high.  The kit contains:

1 – package of Nugugami

1 – small plastic box with flannel wipe

1 – handmade white silk uchiko 2 1/4″ dia filled with the highest quality hazuya & jizuya

1 – 20cc bottle of high quality choji oil

1 – brass mekugi-nuki


Large Boxed Cleaning Kit

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This is a very high quality double staged cleaning kit that will hold a lot. This kit contains  fine products and  is made of Paulownia wood and is 4 3/4″ wide x 8″ long x 3 1/2″ high.  It has an inner tray that nestles inside the box to hold your smaller items and a deeper space underneath. The kit contains:

1 – Extra Large package of Nugugami

1 – small plastic box with flannel wipe

1 – handmade white silk uchiko 2 1/4″ dia filled with the highest quality hazuya & jizuya

1 – 20cc bottle of high quality choji oil

1 – brass mekugi-nuki

1 – Chemical Fiber Fakusa for examining the blade without touching it

Mekugi-Nuki A fine quality brass mekugi-nuki that has been platted in 18k gold providing a hammer and awl combination tool used to remove the mekugi from the mekugi-ana.

MekugiNukiGold

This is a traditional style mekugi-nuki made of carved bamboo with a very comfortable polished finish that is an absolute pleasure just to hold.  These are hand made by a well known Japanese Bamboo Artesian.

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Nakago-Nuki

This hammer and splint combination is used to remove a stubborn tsuka from the nakago of a shira-saya mounted blade.  The head is 2 1/4″ long and made of polished rosewood and mounted on a 9 1/2″ long bamboo wood handle.  The rosewood splint is 5 1/4″ in length.

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Flannel Case with flannel cloth for wiping oil on the blade

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Silver Oil Bottle A spill proof oil bottle made of German silver that is then plated with a very high quality silver.  It has a tight screw on cap with a cork seal and silver wire dipper. The bottle is 2 1/8tall and 1 1/4″ in dia. and holds approx. 25cc of oil. Small Size holds approx. 15cc.

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Nuguigami This is the finest handmade paper made of 100% mulberry.

Pikal

Pikal Metal Polish This is ‘Pikal’ brand metal polish from Japan. This is the finest grade metal polish to be found often used on electron microscopes and is in fact shipped with all Japanese made EM. It is a slurry form ferrite based polish with an average abrasive diameter of less than 1 micron.