Ryan1244 is a katana in shirasaya mount. The blade has a shinogi zukuri geometry with a mild 1.3 cm sori or curvature. It has a laminated blade with an edge made of 1095 carbon steel and sides made of folded steel with a beautiful hada. It is clay-tempered with a natural hamon and with a bohi that starts above the habaki and terminates at the yokote. The saya and tsuka of this sword is made of a light-colored hardwood and the blade is secured to the handle with a single bamboo peg or menuki. Though the blade is made of durable steel, this sword is not really intended for cutting as a shirasaya furniture is only intended as a storage for a blade which will not be used for a considerable time.
|Overall Length : 100cm / 39.4"||Nagasa(Blade) : 70cm / 27.6"|
|Tsuka(Handle) : 26cm / 10"||Motohaba(width near habaki) : 3cm|
|Sakihaba(width near yokote) : 2cm||Sori(curve) : 1.3cm|
|Kasane(thickness at habaki) : 6.5mm||Sakikasane(thickness at yokote) : 3mm|
|Blade : Honsanmai, 1095 High Carbon Steel+Folded steel||Saya Material : Hardwood|
|Handle Material : Hardwood+Genuine Rayskin|
1) The sword will go with a free sword bag and spare Mekugies(bamboo nails).
2) Our products are 100% handmade, so specification varies slightly from sword to sword. We appreciate your understanding.