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This instructable will teach you how to make a good japanese bokken.
Two 3/4-by-1-1/2 inch white oak or maples, cut 42 inches long Hammer Stain Paintbrush Wood glue Clamp Planer or sand paper Saw Wood chisel
Join the 2 pieces of wood together on their 1-1/2-inch sides with wood glue. Coat the wood with wood glue so they are connected all the way down the b...
Plane or sand the wood until you have a 1/8-inch bow in the center of the board. Cut the sides of the boards down to 1 1/8 inch. Plane or sand the Bok...
Cut the sides and ends of the sword with the router to make a 1/2-inch round edge.
Use the chisel to angle the end of the blade to 45 degrees. Sand the rough edges until the wood is smooth.
Apply 2 coats of stain and allow it to dry. If there are any rough edges after the first coat of stain, sand them down before applying the second coat...
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