0.91 inch 2.3 cm. TSURIKOMI AND SUNOBE:FORMING THE BLANK. HIZUKURI:FULLY SHAPING THE BLADE. The blade would be fully hand shaping, and then heat treating (Refining) after grinding(rough finishing), then quickly oil and water quenching(Tempering) to force the carbon in the steel into a stressed state, giving it rigidity that will enable it to keep an edge.
This way can improve properly the hardness and flexibility of the balde for real use. HI AND HORIMONO:GROOVES AND ENGRAVINGS. Hand shaping the balde after the second time polished (Finishing the blade), And two long Hi (blood groove) were made on each side of the balde to create a lighter blade while swung and balance it to achive an optimal performance. Meanwhile, engraving services will be implemented in this step. NAKAGO AND MEIKIRI:FILING AND SIGNING THE TANG.This blade comes with a full length Tang which greatly enhances the strength of the sword while swung. The tang will be filed to match well with the handle, and it will be signed according to your requirements. Fully hand polished by our experience swordsmith with more than 13 process hand sharpening work by the multiple grade abrasive stone in the most traditional Japanese craftmanship way. The point of the blade is medium length.
A free&random sword bag comes with the sword The display stand in the sword pictures is NOT included Due to All of our products are full handmade, So it varies a little from sword to sword. Engravings on the blade toward the handle, adjacent to tsuba. Some other locations are also avaliable for gngraving.
It takes 1-2 days more for laser engraving while 3-4 days more for etch engraving and Saya hand engravings. Our sword smiths and Craftsmen are carrying on the legacy of their predecessors. They have the best skills. Our goal is to make all of customers 100% satisfaction. Working hours:GMT+8 9:00-23:00.The item "Hand forged manganese steel Japanese Samurai Sword Shirasaya Katana full tang" is in sale since Friday, November 20, 2015. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Swords & Sabers\Asian\Japanese". The seller is "vansword168" and is located in , . This item can be shipped worldwide.