Practical Plus Series Katana


  • The Practical Plus Katana provides a very economical cutting sword as dependable as the Practical Katana (SH1070), but using more traditional fittings and construction methods.
  • The blade is forged and differentially hardened in the traditional claying method with a prominent hamon.
  • The Practical Plus features genuine Same (Rayskin) on the Tsuka, with a wrap (Tsuka-Ito) specially developed for its gripping qualities.
  • The long tang is double-pegged for security.
  • The fittings of the Practical Plus are decorated in a Japanese Dogwood motif with lion dog menuki, and the handsome Tsuba is of an iron “sunburst” design with a brass habaki.
  • Key Features:
    • Fully functional
    • Hand-forged high-carbon steel blade
    • Differential tempering
  • Specifications:
    • Overall length: 40 1/2″
    • Blade length: 27 1/4″
    • Handle length: 12 1/4″
    • Weight: 2 lb 5 oz
    • Point of Balance: 5 1/2″
    • Width at Guard: 1.21″
    • Width at Tip: .90″
    • Thickness at Guard: .28″
    • Thickness at Tip: .21″
    • Sori: 3/4″
    • Box height: 45″
    • Box width: 5″
  • Being hand forged specs may vary slightly from piece to piece.
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