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#167961 - 07/16/05 10:21 AM custom wakizashi?
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I ordered a custom 1001 iaito from http://www.swordstore.com/ (aka nosyuiaido.com) and I expect its delivery fairly soon. At the time, I didn't think much of having a wakizashi for display.

Now, in reviewing the custom order websites, I have not seen any of the web houses offer custom wakizashi. It would be nice to find a zinc alloy full-nakago version that would be safe to swing, but that's not a requirement. A display version would be acceptable as long as I could have it crafted to roughly match the appearance of my katana iaito. Same coloring, same menuki, same tsuba, for example.

Anyone have a source for wakizashi?

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#167962 - 07/18/05 12:24 PM Re: custom wakizashi? [Re: Halley]
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Wakizashi iaito are not in very high demand, that's why hardly anyone carries them. If you contact Rick at Swordstore directly, he will be able to set you up with a custom wakizashi. It should not be much of a problem for him to match it up with the iaito that you ordered.
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