Blade made of carbon steel. Sharpened cutting edge. The blade has a bochi (zipper), yokote (vertical line in relation to the blade, separating kissaki (engravings) from the rest of the blade). Wooden handle with a cotton band. The blade is fixed in the handle by means of a mekugi (wooden peg passing through the sword's spindle). Zinc-aluminum tsuba (sword's throat). A vagina made of wood.
Carbon steel (carbon) is a steel with a high carbon content in the structure. Its features are: high hardness and reduced corrosion resistance. Therefore, carbon steel requires special maintenance in the form of protecting the blade with corrosion retaining means, eg in the case of samurai swords it is clove oil.
- The total length of the sword: 99 cm
- Blade length: 68 cm
- Weight of the sword (without vagina): 982 g
- Thickness of the top of the blade at the base: 7 mm
- The price does not include the stand.