2005 news archives
November 29, 2005
- More fitting options are now offered for custom swords. You can select solid silver habaki, permanent semi-blackened fittings or 6-petals flower tsuba for your custom sword order.
- Wakizashi will be available in January.
October 28, 2005
- Some new prototype swords have arrived. Check out these great deals HERE.
September 26, 2005
- The product pictures are updated. The photo gallery is temperarily closed and it will be up with new pictures shortly.
September 3, 2005
- For Christmas delivery, a custom order must be placed by October 10th.
August 31, 2005
- August shipment just arrived.
August 13, 2005
- Deluxe Flame and Standard Sun Flower katana were reviewed by Dave Drawdy Sensei. To read the review, CLICK HERE - NEW!!
- BLADE DURABILITY TEST by US knife maker, Mr. Jeff Waltenberry is posted HERE. - NEW!!
July 22, 2005
- Deluxe Haidong Jingum was reviewed by dervishknives.com. To read the review, CLICK HERE
July 19, 2005
- We are back from the business trip and all communication is back to normal. Thank you for your patience.
- Our sword was reviewed by Toyama-ryu dojo in Florida. Deluxe Sun Flower was ranked #2 out of 17 swords. REVIEW.
- Sun Flower Deluxe was also reviewed by a SFI member HERE.
July 6, 2005
- We have a few swords for sale. The blade condition is perfect but these swords are either non-standard models or have slightly defective fitting. To check check them out, CLICK HERE
July 1, 2005
- Photo gallery is updated. Check this cool custom sword. CLICK HERE
June 24, 2005
- Deluxe Haidong Jingum is in stock.
June 20, 2005
- New swords are in stock. (Sun Flower Deluxe Katana, Standard Crane Jingum, Standard Haidong Jingum). New Korean Jingums are offered without menuki.
June 11, 2005
- We have improved chemical process for darkening the fittings. The fittings will be much more resistant to scratch and wear with new process.
- A customer informed us that he was able to cut 1/4" 1018 mild steel rod with our standard katana without any damage to the blade. The photo will be uploaded on our website as soon as we receive it. Warning: although it was successfully done by this particular customer, it will avoid the warranty on the blade.
May 24, 2005
- Martialartswords.com will be attending the Bladeshow in Atlanta, Georgia. We will be displaying and selling both Japanese and Korean swords.
May 22, 2005
- We would like to thank all who dropped by our table at the Chicago Midwest Token Kai
- A sword review section is updated. CLICK HERE TO READ THE REVIEW
April 6, 2005
- Deluxe Bonji, Musashi and Higo are no longer offered. These models were made by a friend swordsmith and we agreed to put them on our website for a limited time. Due to lack of demand, these models are no longer sold through our store. We apologize for any inconvenience.
April 5, 2005
March 25, 2005
- NEW!!! We have tsubas in stock for sale. Please check out tsuba section for detail.
March 16, 2005
- Martialartswords.com will be participating in Chicago Midwest Token Kai. You can pre-order or reserve a model to be picked up at the show. Also, please send a request if you are interested in seeing any of our models. We will bring them along!! If you want to pre-order a custom sword to be picked up at the show, the last day to place an order is March 20th.
March 9, 2005
- We are in process of upgrading the handles of Japanese style swords for more traditional look. Photo gallery will be updated soon.
March 3, 2005
- The price of deluxe Sun Flower model has been reduced.
- Our photo gallery is updated.
- We now offer Korean style jingums and more models are on the way.