Musha Black Shirasaya
From the Musha Collection comes this intricately hand forged Shirasaya is a minimalist’s dream. Featuring a full tang 1045 high carbon steel blade, this resilient katana is sharp right out of the box.
Traditionally, Shirasaya was used to store the Samurai's blade when not in use. This Shirasaya comes with a clean black wood handles, no wraps, and a simple matching black wood saya.
A unique feature of this sword is the integrated Bo-Hi on the blade. Bo-Hi is commonly known as blood grooves, but that is a misconception. The purpose of the Bo-Hi is to help reduce the weight of the katana, which enables the user to wield the katana more smoothly, and puts less stress on the hands— perfect for advance cutting techniques that require the katana to change direction rapidly.
All Musha swords are able to be fully disassembled. You are free to add any style Tusba, Fuchi, or Kashira to make the tsuka you want and make your katana truly unique.
High Carbon Steel
43"L x 4"W x 4"H
— Warranty: Manufacturer's 30 Days
— Razor Sharp
— Maru Kitae Hand Forged
— Blade Length: 28.5"
— Blade Material: 1045 Carbon Steel
— Blade Thickness: 0.282"
— Blade Hardness: 45-52 HRC
— Blade Grind: Convex
— Blade Finish: Polish
— Handle Material: Real Ray Skin, Cotton
— Handle Thickness: 1.30" x 0.67"
— Handle Length: 10.5"
— Tang: Full
— Overall Length: 41"
— Weight (Oz): 32 oz
Shirasaya is the general name for Japanese sword that look like a piece of wood. In today martial art world. we design the Shirasaya to have ninja style ( straight blade) and Samurai Style (curve blade). This black one is Black Samurai Shirasaya sword. made with 1045 carbon steel blade for the beginner collector.Does this come with a cloth cover to protect the wood?
It does come with a black sword bag for storage of the sword when not in use/display.How much does this sword weigh?
The sword with the saya weighs just around 2.4 lbs and without saya it is at 1.7 lbs.Are we able add to the grip on this type of handle?
Yes, you can add to the grip. You can fully disassemble the katana and change any parts to it.
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