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Old 25th November 2008, 06:30 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by celtan
Is there any manner in which I may open the tsuba, without destroying the wrappings, so I may adapt same to the tang?


Are you confusing tsuba (guard) with tsuka (grip) here? And to the best of my knowledge the grip isn't considered "disassemle-able". The only part of grips I've heard of getting re-used are the metal parts (fuchi, kashira, menuki).

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