Tsuka-maki (Handle-wrapping) Course

Course Description

A two day session covering the silk wrapping on a Japanese sword handle. The course will cover preparation of the handle before wrapping, folding the papers (hishigami), measuring the tape, wrapping and tying the knot.

Students should bring their own handles with ray skin already wrapped or inlaid.

Silk for the wrap can be purchased from the school at $5 per foot. All tools are included.


The price of the course is $580 and is limited to four students. A deposit of $180 is requested, refundable up to 60 days before session begins.

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