Thaitsuki Tsuru Katana BK01
Thaitsuki Tsuru Katana
Custom made Samurai Sword.
The blade of the Tsuru katana is hand forged and Tsuru is made of high carbon steel (DC53) and was provided with a Bo Hi. The blade is hardened differential to the sword to make strong but flexible. It runs from a width of 6mm to 5mm on the Chu Kissaki, this is a straight Yokote.
The handle is covered in ray skin and is held by two mekugi, wrap the handle is made of the best Japanese leather which is 10mm wide. The tsuba is a bronze crane motif which was decorated with gold paint. The Koiguchi was made of buffalo horn and hand-made from dried poplar wood saya. The kurigata is made of wood and is decorated with brass Shitodome. 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 flying crane, and were also decorated with gold paint. The Menuki of the sword made of silver and 92.5% showing a flying crane. The sword can be disassembled completely to perform the maintenance.
The Tsuru Katana is not a simple replica 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.
Tsuru Katana Details:
Tsuru Katana measurements:
Blade length 73.5 cm / 28.94"
Handle length 28.5 cm / 11.22"
Total length of 104.5 cm / 41.14"
1350 g weight with Saya / 47.62 oz
Weight without Saya 1070 g / 37.74 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 made sword by Thaitsuki Swords.
Custom katana options:
Blade: Iaito / Liveblade (sharp)
Bo-hi (Blade groove): Yes / No
Leather ito color: Black / Dark brown
Saya color: Black gloss / Dark brown gloss / Black matt / Dark brown matt
Habaki: Brass / Silver (+USD70)