The Wakizashi is a traditional short sword of Japan. A close quarters weapon of choice by the Samurai. Quicker and easier to maneuver one handed. Often accompanied with the katana. Worn in the belt (obi) edge up.
Our handmade Black Dragon wakizashi has a fully tempered, polished and sharpened carbon steel blade. It features a beautiful bo-hi (blood groove) on a time tested shinogi-zukuri blade profile.
Please Note: Our current model has white sting rayskin on the grip.
Razor sharp, handmade blade. Correctly tempered by artisan smiths.
Blade features a "Bo-Hi" commonly known as a "Blood Groove" with etched hamon.
Traditional Japanese style polish.
Ornate dragon handguard.
Brass handle fittings in ancient Japanese "Tomoe" wheel motif.
Wooden handle with genuine stingray skin, and black bindings. Featuring black alloy dragon ornaments.
Solid wood sheath in deep black high gloss lacquer.
Sleek, stealthy design.
Light duty katana suituble for bacakyard tameishigiri.
Can be Dissembled & Assembled.
Sheathed Length - 800mm
Drawn Length – 765mm
Blade with Habaki – 555mm
Handle with Guard – 220mm
Sori – 15mm
Drawn Weight – 0.84kg
POB - 85mm
Blade – 1045AISI
Construction – Mono Tempered
Hamon – Etched
Bohi – Both Sides
Tang – Full Double Pegged
Koshirae, Tsuba & Saya:
Tsuba – Alloy
Fuchi & Kashira - Cast Brass
Menuki - Alloy
Tsuka-ito - Synthetic
Sageo – Synthetic
Tuska – Timber with Rayskin
Saya – Timber Lacqured
Includes black cotton sword bag.
Stands sold separately.
As this is a handmade product, individual specifications may vary.