1095 Folded Carbon Steel Ninjato Hand Forged with Red blade
Approximate Size: Blade Length 72 (cm) / Handle Length 27 (cm)
Weight: 1.21 Kg
Material: 1095 Carbon Steel (13 folds, 8192 layers)
Blade: Fully Sharpened
Condition: Brand New
Features of this Ninjato:
Blade: 1095 Carbon Steel
Blood Groove: on both sides
Blade Edge: fully sharpened
Habaki (Blade Collar) & Seppa (Spacer) Material: brass
Tsuba (Hand Guard): metal tsuba
Fuchi (Handle Collar) and Kashira (Handle Buttcap): matching metal
Tsuka (Handle): black ray skin with metal menuki
Tang: full tang with 2 Mekugi pegs
Saya (scabbard): high quality gloss burgundy hardwood Saya
Sword Bag: silk sword bag
You are looking at a high quality fully functional Japanese Ninjato sword. It has been hand forged, and folded, creating a look similar to the Damascus Steel technique. The layers of folded steel can be easily seen on the blade. Every aspect of the sword has been created authentically. All the fittings and parts are genuine material. The balance of the blade is perfect and the sword is completely functional. The Katana can be used for kata, drills, practice or test cutting. The entire blade has been treated with red acid thus creating a cool reddish looking. The red acid does not affect the quality or functionality of the blade.
The blade features a Bo-Hi (groove) for better balance and a audible feedback when the sword is swung. The Kissaki is medium with a well defined Yokote. The sword is full tang and sharpened.
Saya (Scabbard): The saya is painted in burgundy paint.
Tsuba (Guard): The tsuba is made of metal. The habaki is one piece brass construction. The seppas are copper and fitted to the tsuba.
Tsuka (Handle): The fuchi and kashira are also made of metal which match the design of the tsuba. The tsuka is hardwood wrapped with a authentic black ray skin same and black silk wrap. A menuki is found on each side of the tsuka. The tang is secured by two mekugi.