Shinwa Traditional Sword Cleaning Kit


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  • Absolute must-have for sword owners
  • Comes in black coated wooden box
  • Has brass awl and powder ball
  • Has rice paper, oil, container
  • Instructions are included

This Shinwa Japanese sword cleaning kit has everything necessary for keeping your swords in perfect condition packaged in a decorative wooden box to display next to your sword collection!

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Customer Reviews | Average Rating: 4.00 out of 5

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Customer Reviews

Karen Chase
Jan 10, 2019
(5 out of 5)
Sword cleaner

My son loved it. I’m glad you had one. He is a hard to buy for. So thank you. I had enjoyable experience ordering and received on time. Be seeing you next year.


Victor Coburn
Oct 30, 2018
(5 out of 5)

The box was a little damaged, but everything inside was perfect. Has restored every sword I own to presentation level, even my Odachi! This kit really helps you bond with your sword, something anyone who owns one should learn.


Jerrod Kinyon
Jun 29, 2017
(5 out of 5)
Something I should have bought a long time ago

Instructions included are easy to use and understand. All listed tools included worked amazingly well. Powder ball makes a bit of a mess on first use, though, so I recommend using it either outdoors or room with hard-surface floors. In the future, I plan to buy another kit when needed. :)


Jan 17, 2016
(4 out of 5)

The only problem I have with this kit is that when it arrived the uchiko was kind of spilling and the choji oil looked a little unprofessional but overall good the hammer and awl were of good quality and so was the oil the uchiko was starting too lose powder but not horribly the rice paper was not great but it's alright you can just as easily buy it at a store but it was high quality rice paper I do recommend this if you want everything to be higher quality but replacements can be common in most houses like mineral oil/is basically choji oil but it is still good


Nov 05, 2015
(2 out of 5)
not quite what you think

It came with only one piece of rice paper, no plastic container and one cloth that I did not know how i could clean the cloth so I used it to apply oil and threw it away, everything else was there. I recommend buying a kit like this just for the awl and hammer and uchiko (powder ball). Just use a rag to wipe off old oil and powder and use a paper towel to wipe on regular mineral oil ( choji oil is 99% mineral oil and 1% clove for fragrance) so yeah just grab mineral oil at a local store.
Response: Thank you for that information, we have updated information to fix this.


Nicholas Spear
May 30, 2015
(3 out of 5)

While the kit itself is very useful and has made my swords look brand new, you could easily look up how to clean a sword online to find a cheap way with the same effect. However, the materials that are listed are in the kit (besides a list of instructions, which would have been useful) and work like they should.


Apr 26, 2015
(4 out of 5)

kit as described except no plastic container for the oiled rag. It did come with a cloth which was not in the description. It did make my sword shinny like new!!


May 02, 2014
(3 out of 5)
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Mine came with no instructions. I have little to no idea how to use this. But other than that it looks nice and the rice papers are a large piece of cloth.


Thunderdog Fireworks
Oct 21, 2013
(5 out of 5)
Awesome Kit!

This Kit is very important to have if you own a Sword. It works on any Sword and any metal, I used it on my Shinwa Damascus Odachi and my Carbon steel Katana sword and it did a great job of cleaning and shining it up! I also like the whole process, you really have a chance to bond with you sword. If you look up the Japanese Sword Cleaning and maintenance ritual, you will learn that it was a big deal to the Japanese Warrior. This Kit will give you a chance to get the full experience while keeping your Sword in Battle ready condition. It's a Must Have, and a Great price from BudK!


Oct 26, 2011
(4 out of 5)
Good Kit, Bad(ish) experience

The kit seems overall pretty nice, I don't have any others to compare it to. It does it's job and looks good doing it. I only have one complaint with it (thus the 4 stars) is that the lid on my chojil oil was screwed on too tight breaking the top of it and leaking oil all over during shipping. Luckily, the oil did not get on anything but the instructions (still readable) and the box.


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