The Katana of the Wind and Thunder set by Paul Chen of Hanwei is designed specifically for the martial artist who needs a sword to meet the demands of heavy target cutting. The Katana from Hanwei features a heavier and thicker blade with traditional furniture and fittings. The Raiden tsuba is crafted in black iron and the fuchi and kashira feature a Tomoe motif . The tsuka is wrapped in genuine same (ray skin) and the tsuka-ito is premium Japanese black cotton. The saya is finished in a traditional black laquer with a black cotton sageo. The Katana is an excellent choice for batto-jutsu practitioners.
How to Use
Designed for frequent cutting of traditional targets in a Dojo setting.
Blade Length: 29 1/2“
Handle Length: 11 3/4”
Weight: 3lb 5oz
Point of Balance: 7“
Width at Guard: 1.37"
Width at Tip: 1.18"
Thickness at Guard: .35"
Thickness at Tip: .3"
Materials and Construction
Differentially Hardened T-10 Tool Steel sharpened blade with real hamon and O-Kissaki (long tip). Imported Japanese Cotton ito over authentic rayskin handle. Blackened iron fittings in "Tomoe" style.
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