Useful Links

The Japanese Sword Society of the US. http://www.jssus.org. Click on JSL Index on the top bar and you’ll be taken to the Index of Japanese Sword Literature, which indexes many of the books I sell.

NBTHK American Branch. http://nbthk-ab.org/cleaning-maintenance.html. This link takes you to their Sword Care and Etiquette brochure, which everyone should read.

The Northern California Japanese Sword Club. http://www.ncjsc.org

The Nihonto Message Board. http://www.nihontomessageboard.com

The NMB is likely the premier gathering spot online for us Japanese sword nuts.

Andy Quirt. http://www.nihonto.us

Robert Benson. http://www.bushidojapaneseswords.com

Fred Guyer. http://www.swordsandtsuba.com

Fred Weisberg.  http://www.nihonto.com

Darcy Brockbank.  http://www.nihonto.ca/index.html

Danny Massey. http://www.nihontocraft.com/japanese_sword_home.html

Byron Shimizu. http://www.samuraiswords-hawaii.com/index.html

David Bond. (swords, fittings, pottery, prints, etc.) http://www.blackship.gallery

David Stiles sells Japanese art, including swords and fittings. https://www.tsubaotaku.com/

Boris Markhasin specializes in older fittings but catches other interests also. www.tosoguya.com

Mike Quigley (Japanese swords, Oriental art/antiques, WWII militaria) http://shogunorientalarts.com

Richard Stein’s Japanese Sword Guide. http://www.japaneseswordindex.com/nihonto.html

Jim Gilbert has a very informative site about tsuba. http://home.earthlink.net/~jggilbert/tsuba.html

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