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Japanese KirihaZukuri Ninjato Folded Spring Steel

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The Ninjato blade has been handmade from 9260 spring steel in a folded pattern. This pattern was achieved by painstakingly folding each layer of steel to create the grain pattern. This type of blade has more lateral strength and is easier for Tameshigiri (bamboo/mat cutting) from the weight and the reduced drag.

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Japanese KirihaZukuri Ninjato Folded Spring Steel

You are looking at a Kiriha Zukuri Ninjato Sword. It is a straight Japanese sword that dates back to pre-Heian times.

The blade of the sword has been handmade from 9260 spring steel in a folded pattern. This pattern was achieved by painstakingly folding each layer of steel to create the grain pattern. This type of blade has more lateral strength and is easier for Tameshigiri (bamboo/mat cutting) from the weight and the reduced drag.

Approximate Size: Handle Length 27 (cm) / Blade Length 71 (cm)

Weight: 1.45 Kg

Material: 9260 Spring Steel (13 folds, 8192 layers)

Blade: Fully Sharpened

Condition:  Brand New

Features of this Spring Steel Ninjato:

Blade: 9260 Spring Steel (13 folds, 8192 layers)

Blood Groove: Non

Blade Edge: fully sharpened

Habaki (Blade Collar) & Seppa (Spacer) Material: brass

Tsuba (Hand Guard): Japanese Sakura

Fuchi (Handle Collar) and Kashira (Handle Buttcap): copper dragon

Tsuka (Handle): authentic white ray skin with gold ito wrap

Tang: full tang with 2 Mekugi pegs

Saya (scabbard): high quality hardwood Saya

Sword Bag: silk sword bag

 

The balance of the blade is perfect and the sword is completely functional. It can be used for drills, practice and test cutting.

The 9260 is a silicon alloy which has a significantly increased fatigue resistance compared to standard carbon steel. The addition of 2% silicon changes the behavior of the steel drastically for use in a katana. It also allows the  This folded carbon and spring steel is most commonly seen in application on fencing foils where it needs to withstand a high degree of bend and still be able to return to center.

 

We ship worldwide to all countries which does not restrict the importation of swords. Shipping price is $29 USD per sword. (Flat rate worldwide) Delivery time normally takes 5-14 business days. We offer refunds for up to 14 days from recipient. shipping fees are non refundable, and buyer is responsible for returned shipping costs. Custom swords are made to order, please contact us if there is any issue with your order. Helmets and Armors are shipped with FedEx and are non refundable.