Thaitsuki Tora Katana BK03
Thaitsuki Tora Katana BK03
Custom made Samurai Sword.
Tora katana is made of high carbon steel (DC53) and was provided with a Bo Hi. The blade of the katana is hand forged. The katana blade is hardened differential to the sword to make strong but flexible. It runs from a width of 7 mm to 5.5 mm at the Chu kissaki.
The handle is covered with black ray skin and is held by two mekugi, wrap the handle is made from the best Japanese dark brown cotton which is 10mm wide. The bronze tsuba shows a tiger motif. The Koiguchi was made of buffalo horn and extra lined with soft wood to avoid scratches on the blade. The Saya is hand made from dried poplar wood. The kurigata is made of wood and is decorated with 2 Shitodomen of 92.5% silver. At the end of the saya was a Kojiri secured from buffalo horn, this is to prevent the damage Saya takes when it is placed on the hard ground, such as during exercise.
Fuchi and Kashira show a tiger with bamboo leaves and were also decorated in gold. The Menuki of the sword made of silver and 92.5% showing a pair of Tiger Japanese. The sword can be disassembled completely to perform the maintenance.
The Torah is not a simple replica katana but a real Japanese sword!
This sword can also be delivered back to your dull desire to use it in training, for example, in Iaido can.
Tora Katana Details:
Blade length 73.5 cm / 28.94"
Handle length 28.5 cm / 11.22"
Total length of 102.5 cm / 40.35"
1470 g weight with Saya / 51.85 oz
Weight without Saya 1200 g / 42.33 oz
Ha (blade edge) 60-63 HRC
Habuchi (hamon) 43-46 HRC
Ji and Mune (blade to blade back) 33-36 HRC
The blades are made at the Thaitsuki Forge. Each piece is formed from a single billet ,differentially tempered and water quenched, once polished individual pieces are selected for the Bushiblades range whilst others are stored for future custom orders. So be assured that each step towards producing your unique katana is completed with the pride of quality craftsmanship.
All swords from Bushiblades are handmade japanese sword by experienced craftsmen and the fittings are reproduced from original pieces. Each katana is then hand assembled in the traditional Japanese method and bound tightly by trained specialists .So our customers can be confident that each and every Sword we produce is to the highest standard in design, strength and balance. All models in the range are suitable for both Iaido and cutting practice.
Custom katana options:
Blade: Iaito / Liveblade (sharp)
Blade length: 26" / 27" / 28" / 29"
Cotton ito color: Black cotton / Dark brown cotton
Same color: Ivory / Black gloss
Saya color: Black gloss / Dark brown gloss / Black matt / Dark brown matt
Habaki: Brass / Silver (+USD70)