6. Repair & restoration

Saving a Hamano general.

The latest restoration project was rather difficult. I unfortunately have deleted my “BEFORE” photos so I had to use photos from my customer. I was asked to save the general’s face whose nose was badly damaged. I had to work with very low remaining material which means it could never be exactly the same as before. But I did my… Read More

6. Repair & restoration

Mouse tsuba restoration.

The mouse tsuba restoration project is finished. There was replaced and aged missing turnip to match the actual state, and repatinated iron and soft metal inlays. In this case I left it in the original state and only repaired worn off patina on inlays and rusty places on iron. But there could be also done complete care. But it would… Read More