I purchased a custom Katana and custom Wakizashi on 9/25/18. I wasn't sure how long they would take to complete them nor what quality they would be. I chose Swords of Northshire after reading some reviews and watching reviews on Youtube. I decided to take the risk as I had always wanted a custom sword. I received pictures from Bryce on 10/1/18, man were they beautiful! They turned out better than I had imagined, but now I had to wait for them to ship. They shipped fast and arrived early! Bryce was in contact with me the moment they were complete until I had them. He answered questions for me and made sure I was 100% happy. I've had them for about a month now, used them, and still am amazed by their quality. If anyone is looking for a place to get a good customer sword, at a crazy good price, look no further. These guys known what they are doing, make quality products, and have AMAZING customer service.
I recently purchased a custom Order Katana from Swords of Northshire, it only took a few weeks and the finished product is amazing! I love it, it came packaged very well, attention to detail was apparent from the moment I first laid eyes on it, and the little certificate you get with it is so cool (almost cooler than the sword itself) All in all I am very satisfied with the product, and I have another custom order on the way!
My custom built sword came packaged tightly to avoid damages while shipping. Had a lovely bag to go with it the stand was simple and light weight. As for the sword, it was very beautiful, didn't have any blemishes in the blade, all the pieces were solid, and has a nice tight fit with the sheath. Overall I have to give a 5 out of 5 score for this sword. It was better then I expected and is of high quality
I recently ordered a hand-forged custom Katana - I got the 9260 spring steel, un-sharpened option, because I bought it to possibly be used in a College sword-handling course that is offered nearby. I received my katana in about three to four weeks, which is standard for China - Canada. The packaging was very good, a complete Styrofoam perfectly fitted encasing - simple but very effective. I am really impressed with the craftsmanship - it is definitely a functioning sword and very sturdy - there are absolutely no loose parts or any rattling - it is very solid. It came with a neat little certificate that gives details about your sword, it's pretty cool. I love this blade and I'm sure I will have it for a long time, it may even stay in my family for generations. Thank you Sword of Northshire!
Absolutely fantastic. Made exactly to specifications. Looks and handles amazingly. Would absolutely recommend to anyone looking for a beautiful, functional shinken.