Musashi Katana

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SS2002K
Miyamoto, Musashi, katana, samurai, sword, Wakizashi, tanto, japan, japanese

Miyamoto Musashi, possibly the greatest swordsman to have ever lived. It is said that five hundred worthy samurai fell at the edge of his blade. He founded the Niten-ryu style of swordsmanship, famous for their duel sword style (Katana & Wakizashi). He wrote the famous book, 'Book of Five Rings', was also a poet, philosopher and an artist.

Our handmade Musashi Katana has a fully tempered, polished and sharpened carbon steel blade. It features a full thickness weighty blade in the time tested shinogi-zukuri blade profile. 

Third Generation model. 


KEY FEATURES

  • 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, with golden accents.
  • Alloy handle fittings in Japanese dragon motif.
  • Wooden handle with genuine black stingray skin, and black bindings. Featuring dragon "menuki" ornaments.
  • Solid wood sheath in deep black high gloss lacquer.
  • Sleek, stealthy, all black design.
  • Light duty katana suituble for backyard tameishigiri.
  • Can be Dissembled & Assembled.

  • DIMENSIONS

  • Sheathed length - 1050mm
  • Drawn length - 1020mm
  • Blade with Habaki – 730mm
  • Handle with Guard – 290mm
  • Sori – 20mm
  • Sheathed Weight - 1.290kg
  • Drawn weight - 1.085kg
  • POB - 150mm

  • MATERIALS

  • Blade – 1045AISI
  • Construction – Mono Tempered
  • Hamon – Etched
  • Bohi – Both Sides
  • Tang – Full Double Pegged
  • Koshirae, Tsuba & Saya:
  • Tsuba – Alloy
  • Fuchi & Kashira – Alloy
  • 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.