Thaitsuki is building the highest quality Japanese swords currently available.Thaitsukis are true handmade heirloom quality swords that are produced in very low volume. Each component is hand crafted then fitted and assembled to create the finished katana or wakizashi. The end result is a sword that is a unique and functional work of art.
The Sokueto Hondachi Limited Edition Ivory katana continues Thaitsuki tradition, with a hand forged high carbon steel blade and top grade, hand crafted silver fittings.
The KTN5LE is forged, polished and sharpened entirely by hand. A rarity in this price range. This is simply one of the finest Japanese katana blades you will ever see. Silver handmade fittings and stunning white Japanese silk over an ivory rayskin tsuka with a flower motif round out this stunning sword.
The high carbon blade is forged from the highest grade Japanese steel. It is clay coated, heat treated, hand polished and sharpened. It is forged in the Koto style and features a half bo hi. Differentially tempered, the edge hardness is 60 HRC and the body hardness is 35HRC for correct flex and superb feel when cutting. The full tang blade features a partial Bo-Hi for light weight and supurb balance without compromising strength.
Thaitsuki does not overlook the saya as part of the finished product and this saya is truly beautiful! A two layer, hand rubbed Ivory white lacquered hardwood saya with buffalo horn Koiguchi enhances your investment. This full tang katana can be completely disassembled for full maintenance.
This premium katana will appeal to high end sword collectors and practitioners.
The KTN5LE Comes with a Signed Certificate, Sword Stand, Maintenance Kit and Silk Sword Bag
Sokueto Hondachi KTN5LE Ivory Highlights:
Hand forged high carbon steel blade
Hand polished with excellent hada
Blackened brass tsuba
Silver seppa and habaki
Two layer wood saya with hand rubbed laquer finish
Japanese silk and black rayskin wrapped tsuka
Includes cleaning kit, sword stand, certificate and silk sword bag!
Sokueto Hondachi Ivory Katana Specs:
Blade: 29" (73.66 cm)
Tang: 10" (25.4 cm)
Tsuka: 11" (27.94 cm)
Overall: 40" (101.6 cm)
Weight: 2½ lbs. (1.28 kg)
Balance Point: 5" (12.7 cm)
This is a sharpened battle ready Japanese sword you must be at least 18 to order this katana