This japanese samurai sword TACHI has been hand forged by the ancient method of sword. The blade was made of folded steel. AISI 1060 High Carbon Steel has been folded 10 times creating 1024 layers for superior strength and flexibility. The visible tenuous undulating grain on the blade was resulted from folded repeatedly during forging. The steel has been throughly refined and tempered. A special clay is applied to the blade by hand, using a thin covering near the e..
The tachi sword is handmade with damascus folded steel which is folded 13 times, creating 8192 layers. The blade is hand sharpened, clay tempered and hazuya polished. The hamon is authentic all the way up to the tip. It features full length no hi ( blood grooves) and defined Yokote and Chu-kissaki (tip). The tang is secured by two bamboo Mekugi. The tsuka has very tight hinerimaki (handle wrapping) using yellow synthetic ito over genuine white samegawa ray skin. The Tsuba (guard) is handcrafted ..