There is no hole on the nakago/tang of the blade. You need drill it by yourself. Usually we don't maintain the nakago part. BLADE: The blade has been hand forged using the ancient method of sword making. Full hand forged, hand polished and hand sharpened.This blade has been hand polished with multiple grade sharpen stone by Japanese method, which made the surface of the blade like a mirror, the blade is also very sharp. This blade comes with a full length Tang which greatly enhances the strength of the sword. This blade is strong enough to cut through a thick bamboo tree. HOW TO TREAT THE BLADE? Japanese blade is made from the pure steel, and is completely polished. So, suitable treatment is necessary. Because the surface is delicate and the cutting edge is very sharp. The blade should be always coated with good oil.
And we never touch the blade with naked finger. Please do not put the blade on a carpet. Please put it on a clean table cloth and use some soft cloth or paper as a pillow for the blade.
Careless treatment makes scratches onto the blade surface. International Buyers - Please Note. We are one of the sword manufactures in Longquan China where is famous for sword making. We can change some fittings of the swords if you need. We can engrave your name on the blade for free.We are not a reseller, so the price is competetive. All of our swords are handmade. Don't worry about the quality. Please contact with us before you leave feedback. We will try our best to solve the problem for you, thank you. Sometimes, you may not get our reply immediately due to the time difference among each country. However, please be assured that we'll strive to reply you as soon as possible once we got your messages. The item "Clay Tempered Bare Blade 1095 Carbon Steel Folded 15 Times For Jp Samurai Katana" is in sale since Thursday, February 21, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Swords & Sabers\Asian\Japanese". The seller is "samurai-x2014" and is located in LongquanZhejiang. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Australia.