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HIGH QUALITY UNOKUBI ZUKURI BLADE CLAY TEMPERED CHOJI HAMON JAPANESE SAMURAI KATANA
|Condition: Brand-New||Blade Sori(Curvature): 0.86 Inch / 2.2Cm|
|Overall Length: 40.9 Inch /104 Cm||Blade Material: Clay Tempered T-10 Steel|
|Nagasa Length: 28.0inch / 71Cm||Blade Shape: UNOKUBI-ZUKURI|
|Handle Length: 10.6 Inch / 27 Cm||Blade Edge: Hand Polished Be Sharpened|
|Handle Material: Genuine Ray Skin + Hard Wooden||Blade Width (Near Kissaki): 0.91inch / 2.3cm|
|Tsuba Material: High Quality Mix Steel Bamboo Theme||Blade Width (Near Habaki): 1.26 Inch / 3.2Cm|
|Saya Material: Hard Wooden With Black Lacquer Work Be Shine, Carved Bamboo Design||Kissaki Shape: Shubo-Kissaki With Nice Boshi|
This katana sword is for those who want a real full functional Katana. The sword is made in the exact same forging method of the ancient Japanese Nihonto and it is sharper than a razor. The accessories of the sword are all authentic from the ray skin handle to the high quality fittings. This sword compares in quality and beauty to much expensivier blades. Its a high quality and beautiful addition to any collection!
PROCESS OF FORGE:
-The blade of the sword has been hand forged using the ancient method of sword making . full hand forged and full hand polished.
-The blade was made of T-10 high carbon steel, and it has been laminated in a Maru configuration(Single type mono steel). differential hardened and clay tempered, water quenched and polished.
-The T-10 high Carbon Steel (The steel has a 0.1% Carbon content and 0.4% Manganese. ) is very solid and holds an edge well. This blade was then clay tempered and has more than 14 process hand sharpening work. which made the surface of the blade like a mirror.
-This blade has been tried and tested to cut everything that gets in its way. The Sori (Blade curvature) is specially crafted to create leverage in order to perform the smoothest and cleanest cuts. That in combination with the choice of traditional and our top selling Koshirae (fittings), assures that you will get the best of both appearance and functionality.
-The choji hamon pattern is done in the same process as the traditional method. Harden the edge is by using the special clay wrapping the blade then put in water to quench. It requires a lot of skills. The fire temperature can not be too high or too low it needs to be well controlled by the sword smith. The blade is then put into water for quenching. The blade shape is done this process creates beautiful hamon hada and Martensite (grains) on the blade surface. clay to protect the edge and quenched in water to temper the mune or spine of the sword. The hardness of the Carbon Steel measures at an impressive HRC on the Rockwell Scale. The perfect combination of the hardness of the edge steel, and the increased Sori (curvature of the blade), 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. The balck of the blade is a shaped UNOKUBI-ZUKURI , and with shubo zukuri kissaki; it was well defined with the hamon going all the way through the Boshi. the blade with full clear and handwork bohi(groove) on each side of blade.
Koshirae: The Tsuba (guard), Fuchi (sleeve) and Kashira (buttcap) of the sword is made of high quality mix steel. The Habiki (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 silk black Ito wrapped. 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. Two Menuki (ornament) are on each side of the Tsuka.
-Saya: The saya (sheath) of the sword is hard wooden with a rblack lacquer be shine. a high quality Silk green Sage-O has been tied around the Kurigaga (knob) of the scabbard. the Koiguchi has been hardened.
(a) A silk sword bag comes with the sword. The wooden stand in the pictures is NOT included.
(b) If you need a wooden stand, please add 12 USD to the cost.
(c) Our swords are completely hand made, so Specs can vary slightly from sword to sword.
USTOMIZE CHOOSE LISTED BELOW FOR YOURSELF KATANA SWORD FREE:
-Koshirae: you can pick one of the following alloy tsubas of this sword's original tsuba free
-Koshirae: you can pick one of the following high quality carbon steel tsubas of this sword's original tsuba need pay 10usd for cost
-Koshirae: you can pick one of the following high quality copper tsubas of this sword's original tsuba need pay 40usd for cost
habaki:(blade collar) you can pick one of the following habaki of this sword's original habaki free
habaki:(blade collar) you can pick one of the following handmade habaki of this sword's original habaki need pay 15usd for cost
habaki:(blade collar) you can pick one of the following handmade habaki of this sword's original habaki need pay 30usd for cost
ito:(handle wrap) you can pick one of the following ito of this sword's original ito & wrap style free
Shark skin: (wrap) you can pick one color of the following skin of this sword's original skin free
Sageo:(saya wrap) you can pick one of the following sageos of this sword's original sageo free
Sheath:(saya) you can pick one of the following sayas of this sword's original saya free
Sheath:(saya) you can pick one of the following high quality sayas of this sword's original saya need pay 45usd for cost
Important note: we do not bear import duties. Thank you for your cooperation