Japanese Samurai Battle Ready Sword Handmade Damascus Folded Steel Steel Katana
Overall Length: 40.9 inch /104 cm
Nagasa Length: 27.8 inch / 70.5 cm
Handle Length: 10.6 inch / 27cm
Blade Material: Hand Forged Folded Steel
Tsuba Material: High quality Alloy Tsuba
Blade Width (near Habaki): 1.26 inch / 3.2cm
Blade Width (near Kissaki): 0.91inch / 2.3cm
Saya Material: High quality hard wood
Handle Material: Genuine Ray skin + Hard wooden
Condition: Brand New
Materials And Way Of Forge:
Blade: The blade of the sword has been hand forged using the ancient method of sword making. Full hand forged, hand polished and hand sharpened.
The blade was made of folded steel. AISI 1060 High Carbon Steel are folded 10 times creating 1024 layers for superior strength and flexibility. the visible tenuous undulating grain on the blade was resulted from folded repeatedly during forging. the blade has long Hi (blood groove) on each side, This not only allows for a lighter blade and audible feedback when swung. but also can balance the blade to achieve optimal performance.
This blade comes with a full length Tang which greatly enhances the strength of the sword. this sword is strong enough to cut through a thick bamboo tree with a single strike yet sharp enough to slice paper.
Tsuba: The Tsuba (guard) of the sword is made of iron. The Habaki (blade collar) is a one piece brass construction. Two Seppas (spacer) secure the Tsuba.
Tsuka: The Tsuka (handle) core is wooden and it is tightly wrapped over genuine Ray skin Samegawa with synthetic silk Ito. The Fuchi (sleeve) and Kashira (buttcap) are made of alloy. The Tang of the sword is secured by two Mekugi (peg) . Two copper Menuki (ornament) are on each side of the Tsuka.
Saya: The saya (sheath) of the sword is hard wooden
A.The wooden sword stand in the picture is not included, if you need it, please contact me, we can give you it for free, but you just pay extra $15 for each one for shipping.
B.This sword can be taken apart fully anytime for maintenance purposes, you can disassemble the sword from the handle by taking out two pegs.
C.Please tell me the fittings number listed below after you place your order if you want to custom it with different fittings (tsuba, ito, sageo,saya). If you forget to tell us right after you place your order, please do this in 12 hours in avoid the sword has been sent out.
D.Due to our swords are full hand made, so Specs will vary slightly from sword to sword. please understand.
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