Organizations A great resource, in particular, the Kanji Pages. A must see museum if you are in South Florida. The Nihon Bijutsu Token Hozon Kyokai (NBTHK) is the Society for the Preservation of Japanese Art Swords. A great resource and forum.

Orlando Japanese Sword ShowA must see Sword Show run by Bob Elder. Home of the annual Tampa Sword Show.

Dealers and Services Ted Tenold is a gifted sword polisher by any standard.  Also, an honest appraiser. Darcy Brockbank has excellent items.  His site demonstrates a plethora of knowledge. Andy Quirt is an excellent person to conduct business with. Excellent items available.  Specializing in Authentic Japanese Swords & American Made Knives.  Official Supporter of Ray Singer has fine swords and great information for the beginner to advanced collector. Bob Benson brings Bushido to sword collecting and offers full restoration services. He is extremely knowledgeable and offers sincere advice. Ed Marshall is another recommended person to conduct business with.