Condition: Brand new & can be fully disassembled and assembled;
-overall length: 103cm/40.6inch
-Blade length/material: 71cm/28.0inch. folded steel.
-Blade Width at base(motohaba): 3.2cm/1.26 inch (approximately)
-handle length/material: 26cm /10.2inch. hard wooden with Genuine Ray Skin wrapped. silk Ito & ornamented with Menuki (ornament);
-fittings: made of copper. musashi & dragons theme;
-Sheath (Scabbard): : made of hard wood. solid slik sageo also rolled both side of kurikata to match sword\'s handle.
-Package Includes: 1 * Assembled katana Sword with saya 1 * Katana Bag ;
The blade of the sword has been hand forged using the ancient method of sword making. Fully hand forged, hand polished and hand sharpened work.
The blade was made of folded steel. AISI 1075 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 steel has been fully rolling and tempered, two-double clay is applied to the blade by hand, using a thin covering near the edge and a thicker layer over the rest of the blade. this results in a relatively quicker cooling of the edge during quenching, producing a hard edge and softer back. the beautiful real hamon on the blade is also result of the differential cooling of the blade (quenching and tempering).
This blade has been hand polished with multiple grade sharpen stone by Japanese method, which made the surface of the blade like a mirror, the blade is also very sharp.
The tip of the blade is chu-Kissaki (medium length), it is well defined with the hamon going all the way through the Boshi.
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.
-This katana can be taken apart fully anytime to maintenance. you can unassembled the blade from the handle by taking out two pegs. this is a sharpened battle ready samurai katana sword very suit for iaido or kendo. it\'s also a collection for yourself or present your friends, don\'t miss such better change.