Shinogi Zukuri – Shinken Katana Japanese Sword
Can be used for Kenjutsu and Tameshigiri, and will cut rolled tatami omote & bamboo!
Excellent cutter with great balance & feel.
Perfect for All forms of Japanese swordsmanship
Blade: Hand Forged- .6% High Carbon steel
Length 2.35 Shaku, 70cm, 28″
Motohaba 1 1/4 sun, 3.1cm, 1.25″
Hamon: full polish, special proprietary differential hardening.
Habaki: sentoku, (Brass)
Handle & Case Materials
Handle: Hard Wood covered in genuine
Natural Sting ray skin
Ito: (Wrap) Black man made silk from bamboo
Tsuka:(handle) 8.7 sun, 27cm, 10 1/2″
Tsuba:(Guard) Dragon tail lattice motif solid bronze in black patina
Fuchi/kashira:(Pommel & handle collar): simple classic motif
Saya: Select hard wood black lacquer- black genuine buffalo horn Koigichi Kurikata, & kojiri. Hard lacquer
Sageo: Black color rayon made from bamboo
Polish – visible hamonmirror polish Ji, Shinogi-ji & Mune
Hand polished: with Traditional Japanese Sharpening & Polishing stones.
Designed by David Goldberg
Informed by Mas Han