This is a Takeda saya made out of some beautiful maple from our friend Mark Farley:
Let me know what you all think.
What do I think? I think it ROCKS!
Available handles- http://s64.photobucket.com/user/mkri...able%20handles
Rule #1- Don't sweat the small s%&t, rule #2- It's ALL small s%&t
That cleaned up well...
Nice work, Tom
good choice on the wood. such a simply shaped saya warrants that much (jazzy, to quote an expert) texture.
nice handle btw
ps may want to consider some kind of lining material next time. i'm thinking fur...
Really like it! Well done!
Looks very good!!