Nagamaki Sword T10 Clay Tempered Steel With Black Saya
T10 Clay Tempered Steel Nagamaki Sword Full Tang And Fully Sharpened With Black Saya, Brass Fitting With Synthetic Black And Gold Leather Wrap
Sword Type: Nagamaki
Steel Type: T10 Clay Tempered Steel
Blade Length: 73 Centimeters
Handle Length: 45 Centimeters
Blade Width: 3.4 Centimeters
Tang: Full Tang
Sharpness: Fully Sharpened
Blood Groove: With Bohi (Blood Groove)
Tsuba (Handguard): Brass Tsuba
Fuchi (Hilt Collar): Brass Fuchi
Kashira (Pommel): Brass Kashira
Menuki (Handle Ornaments): N/A
Saya (Scabbard): Black Saya
Ito (Wrap): Synthetic Black And Gold Leather
Ray Skin (Samegawa): N/A
Sword Bag: silk
This T10 Clay Tempered Nagamaki is an efficient and durable sword that can be utilized for cutting practice or as a part of your growing collection of samurai swords. It is full tang sword making it a very solid piece to use during practice. The samurai Nagamaki has a thoroughly sharpened blade to provide you with a battle ready sword that can readily withstand the challenges and rigors of real training faced in the dojo; it can also withstand cutting practice or Tameshigiri.
The Nagamaki makes use of clay tempered T10 steel which is one of the best steel for a katana due to its durability and toughness. T10 steel is often referred to as the High Speed Steel or Tool Steel, it is a modern steel and has a carbon content of 1%. The edge of this samurai sword blade has an HRC hardness of sixty-two and its artistic value also increases due to the traditional hada that appears on the blade which is done by folding the steel multiple times which creates a pattern similar to Damascus steel pattern.
The Nagamaki is also clay tempered or deferential hardened so the edge is hardened and toughened to retain a very sharp edge while its spine is softer, allowing the blade to bend without breaking. Because of this, the Nagamaki is very suitable for most target slashing / cutting such as bamboo, tree branches, and also tatami mats;
There is also the presence of a bohi or blood groove which helps lighten the blade while also adding a little more speed and agility to the sword when you swing it. When not in use, it is best to keep the blade in its stylish black saya.
Its tsuka is made of a beautiful synthetic leather wrap with an elegant combination of black and gold; it also features full fittings (the tsuba, fuchi, and kashira) that are made from brass which is known to have excellent resistance to corrosion and rust. The blade measures around seventy-three centimeters while it weighs around 3.4 centimeters; its tsuka measures a good forty-five centimeters in length. All in all, this Nagamaki has a weight of 2 kilograms in total.