40'' Handmade Folded T1095 Steel Sharp Japanese Samurai Katana Practice Sword. Blade thickness:0.7cm/0.28inch. Blade width:3.2cm/1.26inch. Blade Material: Folded T1095 steel, folded 16 times(32768 layers).Other fittings: Alloy habaki & fuchi & kashira & menuki + Brass seppa + Real rayskin. The most useful process is the folding, where the metals are forge welded, folded, and welded again, as many as 16 times.
The folding removes impurities and helps even out the carbon content, while the alternating layers combine hardness with ductility to greatly enhance the toughness. The less impurities, the harder and sharper the blade will be. We have done cutting tests on the blades. It can cut bamboo(young bamboo tree). Grass mattings and slice paper(The blade should be tilted at 45 degrees).
Tsuba & Fuchi & Kashira & Habaki. Tsuka-ito is the wrapping of the tsuka and sageo?? is a hanging cord that is passed through the hole in the kurigata??of a Japanese sword's saya. Is the ray or shark skin wrapping of the tsuka (handle/hilt). It's free for engraving English words, Chinese Characters and Japanese Kanji, etc. We can add or remove the machine-made wavy hamon for free. Usually thought be used for bloodletting only. It is also used to lighten the weight of the sword. We can add or remove Bo-hi for free. Most of our blades are sharp.
We can also make the blade unsharpened for free if you require. The price varies from different swords.
We have our own sword-casting factory. The factory is located in Longquan, a small town with a long history of sword-casting in China. Most of the famous Swords in China are made there. Rich raw materials, skilled technology, traditional sword casting technology from generation to generation. Manual production really takes a lot of time.
We will prepare most products in advance. We hope to get your understanding. Each handmade sword is unique.Our swords are great for gifts or for your own collection. Our swordsmithing master makes every sword attentively, hope you can feel our sincerity. If you do not receive the package, or the package is damaged during transportation. We'll take care of it. F you have any problem after recieve the package wrong size, wrong style, etc. We always provide you with the best after-sales service. Ive us a chance to help you before you give us a bad feedback.
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