Nodachi Sword 9260 Spring Steel With Black Saya
9260 Spring Steel Nodachi Sword Full Tang And Fully Sharpened With Black Saya, High Quality Copper Fitting And White Ray Skin Samegawa With Black Silk Wrap
Sword Type: Nodachi
Steel Type: 9260 Spring Steel
Blade Length: 100 Centimeters
Handle Length: 45 Centimeters
Blade Width: 3.2 Centimeters
Tang: Full Tang
Sharpness: Fully Sharpened
Blood Groove: With Bohi (Blood Groove)
Tsuba (Handguard): High Quality Copper Tsuba
Fuchi (Hilt Collar): High Quality Copper Fuchi
Kashira (Pommel): High Quality Copper Kashira
Menuki (Handle Ornaments): High Quality Copper Menuki
Saya (Scabbard): Black Saya
Ito (Wrap): Black Silk
Ray Skin (Samegawa): White Ray Skin
Sword Bag: silk
This Spring Steel Nodachi has been tailored to perform specifically for rigorous cutting of tatami omote and green bamboo up to 2-3 inches in diameter. This sword features a wider and thinner blade for better cutting performance and handling. The 9260 spring steel will endure regular cutting activities and resist bending. It will endure regular cutting activities and resist bending.
Blade: The blade is made with very tough 9260 spring steel which has a superior heat treatment. This is so that the user does not have to worry so much about the sword bending. It has ha-niku or convex edge profiling right along the edge to give a strong edge with a shallow primary edge angle. This is to help reduce wedging through the cut yet still give a strong edge for hard targets. This sword also has a wider blade for better cutting performance. The blade is sharp and full tang.
Saya: The saya of the sword is wooden with a black high gloss finish. The sageo is black tied over a wooden kurigata with golden shitedome. The kurikata is placed the proper distance from the koiguchi to allow the user to easily release the sword from the saya.
Tsuka: The habaki is a plain brass one. The handmade tsuba, fuchi and kashira are made of high quality copper featuring Japanese Kaeru frog. The hardwood tsuka is Katatemaki (handle wrapping) in black ito with authentic white samegawa ray skin. The menukis are high quality dragon on both sides.
A sword bag is included.