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#1 Brian

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Posted 05 February 2019 - 08:20 AM

This topic is for our fellow member Big (Peter R) to post his wonderful links that he digs up with a Japanese flavour.
Peter, feel free to add your urls here as you find them, and people can comment here too.

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#2 BIG

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Posted 05 February 2019 - 08:40 AM

Thank you very much.

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Posted 05 February 2019 - 11:08 AM

Well done Brian! :clap:  I can't think of anyone more deserving, BRAVO Peter! :clap: 

 

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Posted 05 February 2019 - 11:54 AM

Got my specks ready! Let's read!
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Posted 05 February 2019 - 02:45 PM

Nice! I always enjoy them.
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Posted 05 February 2019 - 06:20 PM

AOI Naotane

Future Tokuju...?

https://www.aoijapan...ra-naotane-kao/

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#7 TETSUGENDO

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Posted 05 February 2019 - 08:45 PM

I should think so, this one hits THE spot!

 

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#8 Surfson

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Posted 06 February 2019 - 06:16 AM

That is a gorgeous blade!!!   But at $90K, isn't it already priced as if it's Tokuju?  


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Posted 07 February 2019 - 02:35 AM

Excellent! Makes perfect sense!


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#10 Tom Darling

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Posted 08 February 2019 - 04:52 AM

I have my reservations on this blade.

 

 

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Posted 08 February 2019 - 05:20 AM

Well, I don't know about all that, but that is a thing of beauty. That price though.

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Posted 08 February 2019 - 08:38 AM

I have my reservations on this blade.

 

Would you mind sharing them with us?



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Posted 08 February 2019 - 03:12 PM

Would you mind sharing them with us?


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Posted 09 February 2019 - 08:42 AM

Nobuyuki Tsujii

https://m.youtube.co...h?v=ECHTIJca36s

some minutes to honor him...

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Posted 09 February 2019 - 07:35 PM

Washing off the dust

Pdf by Lee A. Butler

https://muse.jhu.edu...icle/182356/pdf

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Posted 10 February 2019 - 11:39 AM

Nobuyuki Tsujii- Dazzling performance, a metronome with flawless technique...astounding!  Saw him at his Carnegie hall debut performance.

 

Thanks Peter,

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Posted 10 February 2019 - 07:20 PM

"Last samurai"and shrine

https://livejapan.co...ticle-a0000665/

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Posted 13 February 2019 - 08:28 PM

Other lesson..

https://m.youtube.co...h?v=bXesoopsWGE

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Posted 16 February 2019 - 08:46 AM

CEO Japan Airlines

https://m.youtube.co...h?v=PjeTTQKRfWU

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#20 Brian

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Posted 16 February 2019 - 09:25 AM

Setting the example others should follow. Kudos to him.


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Posted 16 February 2019 - 05:24 PM

Artisans who lived by their swords

https://www.japantim...s/#.XGgpKOvGKK0

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Posted 16 February 2019 - 07:04 PM

Int. Paul Varley essay about Oda Nobunaga and warfare..

http://publications....pdf/article.pdf

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Posted 17 February 2019 - 07:27 PM

Darcy gives us DATA...

https://blog.yuhindo...and-valuations/

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Posted 23 February 2019 - 09:09 AM

Making the perfect knife..

https://www.arte.tv/...-perfect-knife/

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Posted 02 March 2019 - 03:59 PM

Letters from mongols...

https://www.chinajap...2chase13-23.pdf

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#26 Brian

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Posted 02 March 2019 - 06:42 PM

That is a fascinating article Peter!
Wow. Really give some insight into the 1200's in Japan.


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#27 Tom Darling

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Posted 03 March 2019 - 08:53 AM

Great reading of Mr. Chase.  Thank you Peter.

 

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Posted 03 March 2019 - 09:30 PM

Sword goes back to Japan

https://m.youtube.co...h?v=7dEaxw_vY8M

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Posted 03 March 2019 - 10:56 PM

Sword goes back to Japan





What a wonderful story.
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Posted 05 March 2019 - 05:59 PM

Unju Toshitane katana,with Honjo family crest on the nakago..

https://www.touken-m...prod_no=KA-0240

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