The "Aikuchi" refers to the lack of tsuba (hand-guard) or a very small hand-guard. More common on Japanese style knives, but also found on some swords. And our Aikuchi has just that, a mini hand-guard. This give the sword a different balance and look.
Razor sharp, handmade blade. Correctly tempered by artisan smiths.
Blade features a double "Bo-Hi" commonly known as a "Blood Groove" with etched hamon.
Japanese style polish, on traditional "shinogi-zukuri" profile.
Mini Aikuchi handguard.
Brass handle fittings with ancient Japanese tomoe wheel theme.
Wooden handle with genuine stingray skin. Bound with alloy dragon ornaments.
Solid wood sheath with finsihed in high gloss, deep black lacquer.
Medium duty, Suitable for the backyard tamishigiri practitioner.
Can be Dissembled & Assembled.
Sheathed length - 1050mm
Drawn length - 1000mm
Blade with Habaki – 700mm
Handle with Guard – 300mm
Sori – 20mm
Sheathed weight - 1300kg
Drawn weight - 1060g
POB - 140mm
Blade – 1095 AISI
Construction – Mono Tempered
Hamon – Etched
Tang – Full Double Pegged
Koshirae, Tsuba & Saya:
Tsuba – Brass
Fuchi & Kashira - Brass
Menuki - Alloy
Tsuka-ito - Soft Synthetic
Tuska – Timber with real Rayskin
Saya – Wood, High Gloss Black Lacqured
Includes black cotton sword bag.
Stands sold separately.
As this is a handmade product, individual specifications may vary.