Weight (with Saya): 2.67 lbs / 1.21 kg (approximately). Weight (without Saya): 2.18lbs / 0.99 kg (approximately). Saya Material: Hard wood + Bull Horn. This katana sword is hand forged and hand sharpened using Japanese methods to create a perfect blade.Fully functional and battle ready. The accessories of the sword are all authentic from the ray skin handle, to silk sage-o and copper oxidized fittings. This is the best sword you will find in the price range. 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 steelwith Clay tempered. AISI 1060 High Carbon Steel are folded 13 times creating 8192 layers for superior strength and flexibility.
The visible tenuous undulating grain on the blade was resulted from folded repeatedly during forging. The blade has a 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 Habaki (blade collar) is a one piece brass construction.
Tsuka: The Tsuka (handle) core is wooden. The Tang of the sword is secured by two Mekugi (peg). Saya: The saya (sheath) of the sword is hard wood. This is a sharpened, super, truly battle ready Samurai sword very suitable for iaido and kendo superior.
It is also allows you to make a collection of realistic, yet beautiful samurai sword, or to present one to your friend. Don't miss such a chance! (1) A silk sword bag comes with the sword. But the wooden stand in below item pictures is NOT included. (2) if you need one wooden stand, please contact me.
(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 "boomstore778" and is located in this country: CN. This item can be shipped worldwide.