Tags: Tanto

New custom made Tanto sword for US buyer

New custom made Tanto sword for US buyer

Mr Yao 14/07/2016 0
New custom made Tanto sword for US buyer this tanto was customized for my repeat customer larry, he ordered one customized katana from us on 3th, May, 2016, he is satisfied with this katana, so he ordered this tanto to matching his katana. the specifics of this tanto: -1060 high carbon steel blade-full tang with two bamboo mekugi-S20 hualee wood sa...
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Japanese Sword Terminology

Japanese Sword Terminology

Mr Yao 25/03/2016 2
AIKUCHI - a tanto with no tsuba (guard) AOI - hollyhock, commonly used as a Mon ARA-NIE - coarse or large nie ASHI - legs (streaks of nioi pointing down toward the edge) ATOBORI - horimono added at a later date ATO MEI - signature added at a later date AYASUGI - large wavey hada (grain)  BAKUFU - military government of the Shogun BO-HI - large or w...
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