All Jos (杖) of this range proposed by Masamune are made in Kyushu with Japanese wood and crafted in the traditionnal way.
Aramaki's workshop, located in southern Japan, is reknowned for the
excellence of their products. Using the noblest parts of the finest wood
of Japan, respecting the drying time of each species, hand working,
without chemical treatment or varnish, these weapons have no equal in
terms of finish and longevity.
the rarity of used wood and recognized know-how of these craftsmen,
Masamune benefits of the best products of these workshops. Also, all our
weapons are inspected and checked before being shipped.
The diameter of the Jo is calculated in Bu, a forme Japanese unit of measure amounting to 3.030 millimeters. So a Jo of 8 Bu is a Jo of approximately 24.24mm, 9 Bu 27.27mm and 10 bu 30.3mm.
Masamune also offers custom wooden weapons. For more information please contact us.