Jungle Cat Tanto - Colored Damascus Steel

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  • Jungle Cat Tanto - Colored Damascus Steel
  • Jungle Cat Tanto - Colored Damascus Steel
  • Jungle Cat Tanto - Colored Damascus Steel
  • Jungle Cat Tanto - Colored Damascus Steel
  • Jungle Cat Tanto - Colored Damascus Steel
$169.00

Description

This blade is forged, hammered and folded 'Pattern Welded Steel'. Commonly know as 'Damascus Steel' as the final product is very similar to the steel mined from the Damascus mines of a bygone era. It is produced from combining steels of different grades. They are twisted and folded together, resulting in beautiful swirls and grain patterns. The final polishing, sharpening and treatment of the blades bring out these patterns to their full stunning glory.

Our artisan smiths are very talented indeed. With specialized blade smithing techniques, using their vast experience and knowledge they have combined special elements with the various layers of damascus steel. Upon the final blade treatment, the steel grain rather than finishing to different shades of grey, turns different shades of black, orange, maroon, purples. A sight to behold!

We also offer matching pieces, or you can purchase as a complete set. See below,

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Specifications

KEY FEATURES

  • Razor Sharp. Forged folded carbon steel, handmade blade.
  • Blade features a "Bo-Hi" commonly known as a "Blood Groove".
  • Traditional Japanese style hand polish, with colored steel finish.
  • Wooden handle, genuine stingray skin, with brass dragon ornaments.
  • Brass handle fittings in maple leaf theme.
  • Solid wood sheath with deep black lacquer.
  • Can be Dissembled & Assembled.

  • DIMENSIONS

  • Sheathed Length - 435mm
  • Drawn Length - 362mm
  • Blade Length - 224mm
  • Handle Length - 140mm
  • Sheathed Weight - 400g
  • Drawn Weight - 300g

  • SPECIFICATIONS

  • Blade Material – Combination 1045AISI Carbon Steels
  • Construction – Mono Tempered, Folded
  • Tang – Full Double Pegged
  • Tsuba – Alloy
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  • Sageo – Multi-weave Synthetic
  • Tuska – Timber with real rayskin
  • Saya –Wood, Black Lacqured
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    4 Reviews

    • 5
      Great in all aspects

      Posted by William Thomson on 26th Jan 2021

      Blade is excellent quality, as is the handle and grip wrap.

    • 5
      Tant

      Posted by Vaughan on 4th Nov 2020

      Very impressed with overall quality.

    • 4
      Tanto blade

      Posted by Unknown on 21st Sep 2020

      great blade well made

    • 5
      Great Damascus Tanto

      Posted by Jason Dudley on 12th Jun 2019

      Great Knife very well crafted, lovely Red Damascus pattern on blade, wrap on handle is solid and tight, no chips or defects.

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