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Japanese Sword: All The Techniques of Tsukamaki Part 1 [Japanese Dialog Version]

An expert who wraps a cord around the Japanese sword's handle is called Tsukamaki-shi and among them, Mitani Shuji is being recognized as the authority today. In this video, he shows you the various types of Tsuka shape, the construction, the preparation as well as tightening method. The wrapping process ends with the Ippon-dome which is the Tokugawa clan's official finishing method. After watching this video, you will realize the tsuka wrapping is solely the piece of art.

Run Time: 80 min.

Dialog: Japanese only(No English subtitle)

Production: TV Setouchi Creative Technical Group

Cast: Mitani Shuji

Viewing Period: 3 days