Blade Sori(Curvature): 0.6 Inch / 1.5Cm
Overall Length: 29.5 Inch /75 Cm
Blade Material: clay tempered kobuse structure steel ( t-10 folded steel+soft iron)
Nagasa Length: 20.0inch / 51Cm
Blade Shape: Unokubi-Zukuri
Handle Length: 7.8Inch / 20 Cm
Blade Edge: Hand Polished Be razor sharp
Handle Material: Genuine Ray Skin + Hard Wooden
Blade Width (Near Kissaki): 0.91inch / 2.3cm
Blade Width (Near Habaki): 1.26 Inch / 3.2Cm
tsuba Material: High Quality blacked steel
Saya Material: Hard Wooden With Lacquer Work Finished
Kissaki Shape: shubo Zukuri Kissaki with nice boshi
-The blade of the sword has been hand forged and quenched using diferential hardening, in the same methods as traditional Japanese sword.
-The core of the blade is made of forged soft Steel, and the sides are made of Forged T-10 Carbon steel folded 10 times, generating 1024 layers in the steel, in kobuse lamination style of blade. This blade is clay tempered and quenched, then polished and sharpened be razor sharp edge by 14 different process.
-The hamon pattern is done by differential hardening with clay temperd. The hardening process is made by utilizing a special clay on the edge, so it gets a different temperature and cools in different time than the rest of the blade, becoming harder and quenching the blade when it is cooled into water. It is a very complex technique, as if not properly executed the blade will break. The fire can't be too warm or cold, only a good swordsmith knows the exact temperature. The blade then get its shape with a beautiful hamon hada and Martensite (grains) on its surface. This way the edge can be very hard and the mune -the spine of the sword- softer giving it an excelent toughness. The perfect combination of a hard edge with the increased Sori (curvature of the blade) with a strong mune, enables this high quality blade to easily cut through tatami, straw mats or bamboo for Tameshigiri.
-This Blade Comes With A Full Length Tang Which Greatly Enhances The Strength Of The Sword. This Blade Has A Shape In "Unokubi-Zukuri" Style, There Is One Big Hi (Blood Groove) On Each Side Which Is From Habaki To The Middle Of The Blade, The Thickness On The Back Becomes Thinner From The Half Of The Blade Towards The Tip, But The Back Turns To Thick Near The Kissaki ( Blade Tip). The Tip Of The Lighter Blade Is A shubo Zukuri Kissaki; It Was Well Defined With The Hamon Going All The Way Through The Boshi.
- This WAKIZASHI is for those who want a real & battle ready sword. The sword is made in the exact same method of the ancient Japanese process of making swords and is sharper than a razor. The accessories of the sword are all authentic from the ray skin handle, and koshirae fittings. This is the high quality sword you will find in the price range and nice work. This sword compares in quality and beauty to much expensivier blades. Its a good and beautiful addition to any collection!
-Koshirae: The Guard (Tsuba), Fuchi (Sleeve) And Kashira (Buttcap) Of The Sword Is Made Of High Quality blacked steel. The brass Blade Collar (Habaki) Is A One Piece Brass Construction.
-Tsuka: The Tsuka (Handle) Core Is Wooden And It Is Tightly Wrapped Over Genuine Ray Skin (Samegawa) With black leather Ito.The full Tang Of The Sword Is Secured By Two Mekugi (Peg) . You Can Unassembled The Blade From The Handle By Taking Out 2 Pegs.
-Saya: The Saya (Sheath) Of The Sword Is Hard Wooden With Japanese Lacquer Be matte. A Silk Sageo Has Been Tied Around The Kurikata (Knob) Of The Scabbard. the koikuchi has beed hardened.