Yorozu Series 2018 – Great Wave XI Katana
Our Yorozu Series Katana from Superior Steel are the best economical cutting swords we offer. Handmade by artisan blacksmiths, using quality high carbon steel. They offer a very rigid and stiff blade on par with Japanese Military Katana.
There are no grooves in our Yorozu Series blades, thus maximum blade strength is retained. This traditional groove-less “shinogi-zukuri” profile offers less drag when target cutting. A perfect economical cutting sword able to slice through bamboo with ease.
Razor Sharp, handmade blade. Correctly tempered by artisan smiths.
Features a full thickness weighted blade.
Japanese style polish, with etched hammon.
Thick solid brass handgard with dragon design. Brass handle fittings with wave motif.
Wooden handle with genuine black stingray skin. Bound in authentic leather braid.
Solid wood sheath done in high gloss black lacquer.
Medium Duty, Suitable for the backyard tamishigiri practitioner.
Can be Dissembled & Assembled.
Sheathed Length- 1050mm
Drawn Length- 1020mm
Blade with Habaki – 720mm
Handle with Guard – 300mm
Sori – 20mm
Sheathed Weight- 1.58kg
Drawn Weight- 1.26kg
POB - 125mm
Blade – 1095 ANSI
Construction – Mono Tempered
Hamon – Etched
Tang – Full Double Pegged
Koshirae, Tsuba & Saya:
Tsuba – Brass
Fuchi & Kashira - Brass
Menuki - Brass
Tsuka-ito - Leather
Tuska – Timber with real Black Rayskin
Saya – Wood, High Gloss Blue Lacquer
Includes black cotton sword bag.
Stands sold separately.
Bonzai not included.
As this is a handmade product, individual specifications may vary.