Saya Material:Hard Wooden With Lacquer Work Finished
Kissaki Shape: Chu-kissaki
Blade Making process:
The blade is hand-made,following the most traditional Japanese craftsmanship.
1. It is fully hand-forged, hand-polished and hand-sharpened by our professional smith. This blade is made of folded steel and has folded 12 times to create the 4096 layers to increase the flexibility and hardness of the blade and a distinct texture is left on the blade as a result of the repeated folding during the process. The visible tenuous undulating grain on the blade was resulted from folded repeatedly during forging.
2.The blade was well heat treating (Refining) and quenching(Tempering) greatly improve the hardness and flexibility of the balde for real use.
3.Bo-hi (blood groove) is added to each side of the blade,lighten the blade ,also balance it to achieve optimal performance. (No HI will be good for heavy cutting,If do not want the Bo-Hi, contact us to customize for you).
4.The blade has been Fully hand polished with more than 15 process hand sharpening work in the most traditional Japanese craftmanship way.It is strong enoug The blade is strong enough to cut a thick bamboo tree and sharp enough to slice paper.
Fittings: 1.Tsuka(Sword handle)
The Tsuka is made of high quality wood wrapped with genuine ray skin(Samegawa), and tightly tied with imported japanese leather ITO.Two Mekugi (peg) was nailed to secure the full tang of the sword,the sword can be disassembled by picking up the two Mekugi (peg).
2.Tsuba sets(sword Guard)
The Tsuba (guard), Fuchi (sleeve) and Kashira (buttcap) are made of high quality iron with exquisite workmanship and fine elaboration.The tsuba is Secured by Two Copper Seppas (Spacer),The Fuchi (sleeve) and Kashira (buttcap) are made well match the tsuka for a good balance.
The habaki(blade collar) and the seppas (Spacer) are made of high quality brass
Notice: A free&random sword bag comes with the sword The display stand is NOT included
Iron Tsuba (Free for Choosing to replace this sword’s Tsuba)
Fuchi/Kashira:1#-6# Free,7#-9# Cost Extra $5
High quality Brass Tsuba
( Extra $45 for choosing to replace this sword’s Tsuba)
(Habaki 1# to Habaki 3# are free for chooing.Habaki 4# cost extra $10.Habaki 5# to Habaki 10# cost extra $25.Habaki 11# cost extra $70.)
(Free for Choosing to replace this sword’s ito )
(Free for Choosing to replace this sword’s Sageo)
(Free for choosing to replace this sword’s saya )
HIGH QUALITY SAYA
(SY-19# to SY-20# cost extra $15.SY-21# TO SY-26 cost extra $40.SY-27 to SY-39 cost extra $48.SY-40# to SY-42# cost extra $160)
1.We can engrave on the blade and the saya as to your requirements.