Types of Throwing Stars

For most people, a throwing star is just a jagged piece of metal that is cut in a star shape and hurled with brutal accuracy by shadow warriors of the night. Well, they may have that last part right, but real shuriken aficionados  know there is much more to it than just that. From the number of points, to their size, and even shape, ninja stars come in an almost endless combination of styles. In fact, the only real thing […]

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Ninja Star Fabric

  Ninja Star Fabric What better way to demonstrate your love of ninja stars then to have some custom jammies made emblazoned with your beloved stars.  If I can get my wife to fire up the sewing machine I know what Ill be sporting next Christmas morning.  You can pick up your own at Fabric.com for about $9.99 a yard.

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Throwing Star Safety

Photo Courtesy Scott Clark Above all else we want you to be safe here at throw ninja star.  Ninja stars (most of them) are not toys and need to be treated with the respect they deserve.  They can cut you as the the thrower and they can certainly cut anyone and anything in their path.  Be especially careful when using around your kids.  If they are going to be allowed to use the throwing star keep a close eye on […]

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What Does Cold Rolled Steel Mean for Ninja Stars Construction?

Photo Courtesy jepoirrier Before we get into why or why not cold rolled steel is useful or desirable for ninja throwing stars we have to get into the details of cold rolled steel.  Please note: I’m not a metallurgist but will do my best to break it down for you. Cold Rolled Steel Background Metal work has been around since the beginning work with iron ore around 2000 B.C.. Steel because of its durability, affordability and availability has been a […]

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A Grandmothers Pure Love and a 10 Year Old Boys Singular Desire for a Throwing Star

I am first and foremost a child of the 80’s. My formative years were spent watching TV shows like G.I. Joe, A-Team, Knight Rider, and my favorite show The Master. Never heard of it? You are not alone, it only ran 13 episodes. To add insult to injury Mystery Science Theater 3000 used it as one of their background movies, not a resounding review. That doesn’t matter. What does matter is that I was obsessed with all things Ninja. And […]

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