Full Tang Katana 1060 Carbon Steel Sythentic Leather Saya with Shoulder Strap
1060 Carbon Steel full tang Katana with Bohi and Metal fitting. the blade is full tang, featuring Sythentic Leather Saya with Shoulder Strap with Purple Silk ito wrap and White rayskin samegawa
Sword Type: Katana
Steel Type: 1060 Carbon Steel
Blade Length: 72 Centimeters
Handle Length: 27 Centimeters
Blade Width: 3.2 Centimeters
Tang: Full Tang
Sharpness: Fully Sharpened
Blood Groove: With Bohi (Blood Groove)
Tsuba (Handguard): Metal Tsuba
Fuchi (Hilt Collar): Metal Fuchi
Kashira (Pommel): Metal Kashira
Menuki (Handle Ornaments): Metal Menuki
Saya (Scabbard): Sythentic Leather Saya with Shoulder Strap
Ito (Wrap): Purple Silk
Ray Skin (Samegawa): White
Sword Bag: silk
The Samurai is known for their unique philosophy and for practicing the Bushido. They are also famous for wielding one of the deadliest weapons in history which is the Katana. This is why a lot of people want to have their own katana. This katana is a good piece for practice cutting since its blade is fully functional. It comes with a synthetic leather saya with a shoulder strap for you to easily carry this.
Dimensions and Fittings
For the blades dimensions, it is 72 centimeters long and 3.2 centimeters wide. The tsuka measures 27 centimeters long while its overall weight is only 1.63 kilograms.
The fittings of this katana include the tsuba, menuki, fuchi, and kashira. All of these are made from metal. The tsuba keeps your hand protected from sliding on the blade. It also helps maintain the swords balance when you use this. The menuki are the embellishments placed under the tsuka-ito while the fuchi is a collar or ferrule resembling a cap. The fuchi covers the opening of the swords tsuka. Like the tsuba, the kashira provides balance to prevent the sword from slipping off your hand.
A Full Tang 1060 Blade
The blade of this katana is made from 1060 carbon steel. This type of steel contains 0.60% of carbon. It is heat tempered and sharpened, making it capable of cutting soft to medium targets. Another advantage of this blade is that it is a full tang piece. The blade extends through the whole tsuka to offer more leverage. This allows you to place additional force upon the sword. It is also fully sharpened to withstand rigorous practice cutting and training in the dojo. Create Your Custom Samurai Sword
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The Blood Groove
Its blade also features a bohi or blood groove. This provides a great tachi kaze or sword wind sound when you swing the weapon. The bohi also gives you an excellent feedback on the speed of your cut, as well as the swords angle.
This katanas tsuka also features a few accessories that add to its aesthetics. It has a white samegawa that keeps your sweating hands dry. This is to prevent the sword from falling off your hand during practice. Wrapping around the samegawa is the tsuka-ito or ito. This is made for both aesthetic and functional purposes. For function, the ito supports the tsuka to prevent technical failure.
Aesthetics and Extras
When not in use, you can keep this katana in its synthetic leather saya with a shoulder strap. The saya mainly protects the sword from damages and unwanted scratches. It also allows you to quickly draw the sword when you practice or train. This katana also comes with a silk sword bag that you can use when you bring your sword to the dojo.