9260 DH "Kaze" Wakizashi

NameKaze Wakizashi - 9260 Fully Functional Wakizashi
BladeDifferentially Hardened 9260 Silicon Alloy Carbon Spring Steel.
Overall Length (+ Saya)29"
TreatmentHand Heat Forged, Heat Tempered, Water Quenched
FinishTameshigiri Polish
Blade 21"
Weight (+Saya)1.2 lbs
Tsuba/Fuchi/KashiraCast iron Chenss Kaze Tsuba
Balance Point4.5" from tsuba
Bo-hi (Blood Groove)No bo-hi
Tsuka/Ho6.5" Wood
Tsuka ItoBrown Cotton
Mekugi1 bamboo plus 1 copper
SameReal Ray Skin Panel Wrap
Saya22" Black Glossy Lacquered Medium Hardwood

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This is the companion sword for our Kaze katana. Material and design made to be a matching set with our black ito version of the Kaze Katana... Sharpened functional cutter. It features a 6.5" tsuka and uses double mekugi.

Key feature of this particular wakizashi is the differentially clay hardened blade with the visible natural hamon as is on our Kaze Katana. As is with our latest version of the Kaze, this sword uses a double mekugi with one being bamboo, and the other being copper.

New tsuka core with a slightly shallower same channel for improved durability. New synthetic sageo much more durable and substantial than the old cotton ito.

For detailed description of the blade and the steel, please refer to our Kaze katana.

Differentially Hardened 9260 - "Kaze" Wakizashi

Sale Price: $229.99
Regular Price: $399.99

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The Kaze (Wind) Wakizashi is the result of a clay tempered (hardened) blade using our 9260 Silicon Alloy Spring Steel. This sword is made as a companion sword to the full length Kaze Katana. It is finished with a replica of an antique blackened cast steel tsuba and uses the new bamboo/copper mekugi pin.

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