Solid Ipe Hanbo Staff (Extra Long) 1" 42" Width Exotic Heavy Wood. Martial Arts
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This is a handmade solid Ipe Hanbo Staff. Ipe is very hard exotic heavy wood. The Hanbo Staff is a traditional Okinawan training tool used in Kobudo style martial arts. The traditional length for a hanbo staff is 36". This staff's length is 42 making it an extra long hanbo. Alternatively it can be used as a shorter jo staff, having characteristics of both of these staffs. Its diameter is 1 inch through out its length.
Ipe is twice as hard as common American Hickory. It is one of the hardest woods in the world. It has an amazing smooth sturdy feel. It has a beautiful heavy dark brown color.
It is sanded smooth and finished with several coats of Linseed and Beeswax oil, which gives it a permanent shine and protective layer while allowing the users hands to slip effortlessly up and down the staff, which is required for proper technique.
*Most of our items are made to order so please allow 1-2 weeks for completion. If you are buying more then 4 items, I would suggest please contacting by our e-mail below first to confirm the availability of supplies and delivery time for you.
*If you do not need straight grain such as for hiking and solo uses please check out my discounted listing for ipe staffs. I usually have most sizes in stock.
DISCLAIMER: The user assumes and accepts any and all risks and responsibilities in handling any purchased staffs. To maximize safety please adhere to each of the following rules. -ALWAYS inspect each staff carefully, before and after each use. -ALWAYS use proper safety equipment and precautions when handling any staff with regards to yourself and others. -ALWAYS administer proper care and diligence in storing and maintaining your staff.