The Shinto Katana?from Paul Chen / Hanwei has a hand-forged T10 high-carbon steel blade with Bo-Hi. The blade on this katana?is differentially hardened using the traditional claying method. The Shinto Katana?is mounted in black and the tsuka-ito is made of premium black Japanese cotton. The saya is finished in a deep black lacquer with a black cotton sageo. A finely rendered dragon, detailed in gold, with true front-and-back detail, forms the black iron tsuba. The fittings are superbly antiqued adding to the aesthetics of the piece. The Shinto katana?from Hanwei ?is supplied with a protective cloth bag and traditional maintenance kit. Read more about this items Monosteel construction. Made by Hanwei.
T10 forged high-carbon steel blade
Built for Traditional Cutting Practice
Overall: 39 1/2″
Blade Length: 27″
Handle Length: 11 1/4″
Weight: 1lb 14oz
Thickness at Guard: .260
Blade Steel: T10
Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece.