This japanese samurai sword katana has been hand polished and hand sharpened by hanbon forge. The full tang blade is made of folded steel with 13 times folding to create the 8192 layers, which cast flexibility and hardness of the blade in a large degree. The visible tenuous undulating grain on the blade was resulted from folded repeatedly during forging. The whole blade was hardened by oil quenched, the blade has been special treated which create many red and black pattern on the blade, the patt..
This japanese Musashi katana has been handmade by hanbon forge. The full tang blade has been constructed from folded damascus steel which was folded 13 times to create the 8192 layers, showing a beautiful HADA (the patter of folding the steel), and it has been hand polished multiple with grades of sharpening stones by the Japanese method, and the blade is very sharp. The full tang blade has a long HI(blood groove) on each side and a CHU-kissaki on the top. The tsuba(guard) is made from a f..