Sakihaba(width near yokote)2.3 cm. Kasane(thickness at habaki) :7.5mm. Sakikasane(thickness at yokote):3mm. Blade Material:1095 steel + clay tempered. Handle Material:Genuine Ray skin + Hard wooden.2-The blade would be fully hand shaping, and then our swordsmiths has applied clay to the sword to control the rate at which the blades cools when quenced after grinding(rough finishing). Also, the clay ensures carbon does not simply escape during this process.
What's more, our swordsmith went a step further: Applying different thicknesses of clay to the edge and spine(back) of the blade respectively(Differential hardening). After the clay process, heat treating the blade, then quickly oil and water quenching (tempering) to make the edge(coated with a thin layer)cool faster, while the spine(coated with a thick layer) cools slower. Thus, what began an unavoidable consequence of the process was, a beautiful real hamon was appeared on the balde, turn into a mark of creativity and an element of beauty.3-The result of this process compounds the benefits of forging the sword with a sofer core. The edge of the blade becomes very hard and strong, able to retain an edge befitting the marvelous reputation of these exquisite weapons. The spines hardens, but does not become as hard, giving the spine a degree of springiness that immensely enhance the resilience of the weapon when swung in actural pratice. 4-Hand shaping the balde after the second time polishing (Finishing the blade), And two long Hi (blood groove) were made on each side of the balde to create a lighter blade while swung and balance it to achive an optimal performance. Meanwhile, engraving services will be implemented in this step. 5-This blade comes with a full length Tang which greatly enhances the strength of the sword while swung.
The tang will be filed to match well with the handle, and it will be signed according to your requirements. 6-Tsuka(Sword handle) :The Tsuka is made of high quality wood wrapped with genuine ray skin(Samegawa), and tightly tied with real silk ITO. 7-Tsuba sets(sword Guard) :The Tsuba (guard), are made of iron with exquisite workmanship and fine elaboration. The Fuchi (sleeve) and Kashira (buttcap) are made well match the tsuka for a good balance. 8-Saya(Sword Scabbard):The saya is made by dry wood with High Quality LEATHER full wrapping and put them through hacking, slotting, gluing, polishing and shaping treatment, and design proper degree of tightness for the sword blade to enter and out.(1) A silk sword bag comes with the sword. But the wooden stand in below item pictures is NOT included. (3) This Katana can be taken apart fully anytime for maintenance purposes, you can disassemble the sword from the handle by taking out two pegs. (4) Due to our swords are full hand made, so Specs will vary slightly from sword to sword. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Swords & Sabers\Asian\Japanese".
The seller is "swordcabinet007" and is located in this country: CN. This item can be shipped worldwide.