Shinfuji Soft Catch


Standard size ~18cm, comes with extra string and user guide Beech ken, Cherry tama.  Soft Velour-like covering makes for a quiet catch; definitely unique.

This is a seldom seen variation of the Shinfuji so grab it while it’s available because there’s no guarantee that we will be able to have them again.

3 in stock

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Product Description

Kendama Wood

Beech – The wood is medium to heavyweight.  It has good strength properties and high abrasion resistance; used in carpentry, furniture, parquet flooring.

Japanese Cherry – The wood is moderately hard, strong and medium weight. It is moderately dense, very pliable used in furniture and flooring.

Keyaki – (Japanese Zelkova) The wood has a beautiful grain that makes it desirable for woodworking. It is a hard, heavy and dense wood.  It is used often for furniture, such as tansu (mobile storage cabinet), as well as taiko drums.  It is a very important tree in Japan and is the symbol of various Japanese cities and prefectures.

Enjuki – (Japanese Pagoda Tree) The wood is tough, light, strong, and of superior quality.  It is used in carpentry, sculptures (including those for Buddhist temples), and bonsai as well as traditional Chinese medicine.

Japanese Maple – The wood is dense and less pliable.  It is used in cabinetmaking, decorative plywood, decorative veneer, flooring, and furniture.