Chinese Dao 1060 Carbon Steel Synthetic Leather Scabbard Hostler
1060 Carbon Steel Chinese Dao with Zinc fitting. the blade is full tang, featuring Synthetic Leather Scabbard Hostler.
Sword Type: Dao
Steel Type: 1060 Carbon Steel
Blade Length: 50 Centimeters
Handle Length: 23 Centimeters
Blade Width: 4.6 Centimeters
Tang: Full Tang
Sharpness: Fully Sharpened
Blood Groove: No Bohi (Blood Groove)
Tsuba (Handguard): Zinc Tsuba
Fuchi (Hilt Collar): N/A
Kashira (Pommel): N/A
Menuki (Handle Ornaments): N/A
Saya (Scabbard): Synthetic Leather Scabbard Hostler
Ito (Wrap): N/A
Ray Skin (Samegawa): N/A
Sword Bag: silk
The dao is similar to the saber from Europe. It was the most commonly used weapon by the Chinese infantry. It was also carried by a lot of officials and dignitaries in the past. Since it signified a certain status in society, even sword collectors of today want to own this sword.
You can easily own this Chinese dao with just a few clicks. It is a beautiful blade that is functional and ready for practice cutting.
Chinese Dao with 1060 Carbon Steel
This Chinese sword has a blade made from 1060 steel. Its carbon content is 0.60% and is sharpened to cut through soft to medium targets. This type of steel is found on a lot of entry-level swords.
Full Tang and Sharpened for Perfection
A full tang Chinese dao is a great piece. Its where the blade extends to almost the entire handle, making the blade and the grip the same single piece of metal. It gives the dao a level of rigidity to it, making this sword a solid piece for practice.
Since it is also sharpened, this Chinese dao can withstand the challenges of rigorous real-time training in the dojo or your backyard. Create Your Custom Sword
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Dao Fittings and Aesthetics
The Chinese dao includes a zinc handguard. It is also called the hilt and it protects your hand from injuries. It also prevents the opposing blade from hitting your hand during practice. Generally, its designed to prevent unwanted accidents from occurring.
The dao sword also comes with a scabbard. It is made from synthetic leather and it helps protect the daos blade. This scabbard acts as a sheath when storing the blade for display. This also allows you to quickly draw the dao. It is most vital during practice cutting and training sessions. Additionally, a sword bag made of silk is also included.
Chinese Dao Dimensions
This Chinese dao has an overall weight of 1 kilogram. Its blade measures 50 centimeters long, 4.6 centimeters wide, and has a handle measuring at 23 centimeters.
Early History of the Dao
The earliest dao dates all the way back to the Shang Dynasty. These swords were then called the zhibeidao. These specific swords featured straight backed blades though some were slightly arched.
Originally, these were bronze pieces. Eventually, these types of dao were crafted using steel or iron. This occurred during the late Warring States era since metallurgical knowledge improved. It also became adequately advanced, allowing the management of carbon content.