Hanwei Great Wave Katana
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Hanwei Great Wave Katana

Hanwei Great Wave Katana
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Forceful, Powercutting style T10 Tool Steel Katana with real hamon. MSRP $629.99

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The Great Wave Katana made by Paul Chen for Hanwei  displays the Tomoe motif used frequenly for family crests and shrine decoration. The koshirae are crafted in blackened iron and feature the Tomoe mon. The bladeon the Great Wave Katana is hand-forged from T10 high-carbon steel featuring a long (o)kissaki and is differentially hardened to produce a distinctive hamon. The saya is deeply lacquered in black. The rayskin of the tsuka has a premium woven Japanese black cotton wrap with a matching sageo.

How to Use

Designed for frequent cutting of traditional targets in a Dojo setting.
Overall: 40 1/2" Blade Length: 28" Handle Length: 11 1/2" Weight: 2lb 10oz Point of Balance: 5" Width at Guard: 1.27" Width at Tip: .95" Thickness at Guard: .30" Thickness at Tip: .25" Sori: 3/4"

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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Warranty Info

Each sword is guaranteed to be as described and 100% genuine product. Each sword is also covered by in full by the Manufacturers Warranty PLUS our extended LIFETIME Warranty against blade breakage. Click here for detailed warranty information

Return Policy

Satisfaction Guaranteed. We proudly stand behind every product we sell. If you are not absolutely pleased with your purchase you can return it to us within 30 days of purchase in original condition for your choice of an exchange or refund (excluding shipping fees). Click here for more info on our guarantees

Featured positive reviews:

Hanwei Great Wave Katana
A work of art...
This katana is perfect for me. From the forging, to the assembly, at this price point, this really is unbelievable. I have owned katana before, and this one is my favorite. The blade is heavy, yet that is exactly what you want in a sword you plan on doing any cutting (tatami mats) with. The blade is perfectly straight, and the fitment in the saya (sheath) is perfect. I have drawn it many times and the fitment is still tight and has the correct amount of resistance. I am really enjoying my kata, as well as just viewing the sword. The great wave mon really hits home with me, and all of the materials are high quality, and fit tightly. The edge is sharp, as you would expect, and including a maintenance kit is extremely helpful. The hamon is clearly visible, and the length of the blade is perfect for me, (I am 5’11). I work in retail and one of the most important things about ordering big items online is being able to find a reliable vendor. This is the company you want to order from... Sara and Paul’s kindness and patience in answering my questions was both professional and personal. They made time and responded quickly and addressed all of my concerns. Deeply appreciated, a great katana from a great company...