A tantō ("short blade") is one of the traditionally made Japanese swords (nihonto) that were worn by the samurai class of feudal Japan. The tantō dates to the Heian period, when it was mainly used as a weapon but evolved in design over the years to become more ornate. Tantō were used in traditional martial arts (tantojutsu) and saw a resurgence of use in the West in the 1980s as the design made its way to the US and is a common blade pattern found in modern tactical knives.
Hanbon Forge is a professional japanese swords manufacture, all of the tanto swords are hand polished and hand sharpened. All of the blades have been heat treated and oil quenched. You will find one sword which you love most in hanbon forge.
This tanto is has been constructed from 1095 High Carbon steel in a Maru style. In accordance with Japanese tradition, the blade has been treated with a clay covering, the hamon is authentic all the way up to the tip. The blade comes full tang and sharp. The Tsuba begins with a brass one piece Habaki. Two brass Seppas secure the blade of the sword. The Tsuba is dragon design made with brass. The tsuka has very tight hinerimaki (handle wrapping) using brown synthetic ito over genuine black samega..
This Tanto sword is hand forge, it features a 1060 high carbon steel, the whole blade is heat treated and oil quenched. and the blade comes with grooves (bo-hi) on both sides, which allows for a lighter blade and audible feedback when swung. the blade is also hand polished and hand sharpened. The SAYA (sheath) of the sword is hard wooden with a black high gloss finish. Sageo(cord) has been tied around the bright copper Kurigaga (knob) of the scabbard. the Koiguchi (scabbard mouth) has been harde..
This TANTO is hand forged and hand sharpened using Japanese methods to create a perfect blade. The blade of the sword has been made of 1095 high carbon steel, and it has been laminated in Maru style with a clay temper line. The blade comes with full tang and a chu-kissaki. The steel has been throughly refined and tempered, a special clay is applied to the blade by hand, using a thin covering near the edge and a thicker layer over the rest of the blade. This results in a relatively quicker coolin..
This Japanese Samurai Sword Tanto is made of 1095 high carbon steel, and it has been laminated in a Maru style. The blade has been repeatedly heat treated and hand forged to remove impurities. The clay temper process combines the characters of toughness and flexibility and results in a genuine hamon (temper line). The blade is full tang and hand sharpened, suitable for battle. The combination of the quenching and the clay cover creates a significant temperature difference in the Ha of the blade ..
Green Saya 1060 Steel Oil Quenched Tanto Sword Full TangThis is a 1060 high carbon steel Tanto sword. The blade was made of 1060 steel with BOHI(blood groove), which allows for a lighter blade and audible feedback when swung. The blade of this tanto is hand polished and hand sharpened by 12 steps which create the surface of the blade like a morrior. This blade also comes with a full Tang which greatly enhances the strength of the sword while swung. It has a fine fi..
This Tanto sword is full hand made, the blade is 1060 high carbon steel with grooves (bo-hi) on both sides, which allows for a lighter blade and audible feedback when swung. The blade of this tanto is hand polished and hand sharpened by 12 steps which create the surface of the blade like a morrior. This blade also comes with a full length Tang which greatly enhances the strength of the sword while swung.The tang will be filed to match well with the handle. The tsuba (guard) is made from blackene..
This Tanto sword is hand forged and hand sharpened by Japanese methods to create the perfect blade for iaido and kenjutsu use. Fully functional and battle ready. The 1095 high carbon steel blade has been throughly refined and tempered, a special clay is applied to the blade by hand, using a thin covering near the edge and a thicker layer over the rest of the blade. The beautiful hamon on the blade is result from the differential cooling of the blade(quenching and tempering). The blade has been h..
This Tanto sword 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 blade has been special treated which create many red and black pattern on the blade. the pattern can prevent the blade from rusting. this is also a full tang blade and it was pegged with bamboo mekugi pins for added security. the handle and saya are made of hard wood, and they are deeply lacquered with a glossy ..
This Tanto sword has been hand forged using the ancient method of sword making. The construction of the blade is GYAKU-KOBUSE, one kind of KOBUSE construction. It is constructed of two different kinds of steel, the core steel and the outer steel, where the core steel is wrapped with the outer steel. The core steel is harder than the outer steel. The outer steel was made of folded steel. It was folded 13 times creating 8192 layers for superior strength and flexibility. The visible tenuous undulat..