RRP: $1,191.67save 23% SKU SKY009
Manufacturer Part Number SJ4
Brand SkyJiro
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Hota-Tegai Scallop M.A.P. 747.00 Sohei class: Japanese classic style workmanship. Swords for the intermediate level, offered both with a razor sharp edge, or a safe edge with large “Bo-hi” for the Iaido practitioner. These swords are specifically designed for “Tamashigiri training” and  target cutting. They are available with or without Bo-hi. The classical shape, geometry and design  are for martial artists who want great performance with the authentic blade hardening techniques’ We recommend this "Sempai Grade" sword series for people who are looking for the “genuine hamon”, clean metallurgy, with visible grain in the hada. This class is strong and durable with the perfect blade geometry for cutting small to medium Tatami Omote targets. There are two different blades in this class presently, first or own recipe, a hand forged then folded .65% carbon steel mix. Differentially hardened with a classic true Japanese clay resist process. They are tempered to be durable and have flexibility. The high-grade sword in this class is our proprietary .75% folded mix. It has the same hardening process, visible hamon and lovely gane in the hada. Both swords have a high grade mirror polish for training, The handles are made to a strict specifications for comfort, classic line, and durability. Sohei class swords are perfect for the higher level student, or instructor who wants to demonstrate clean tamashigiri and serious training technique. Craftsmanship/Design Grade: [Sempai Grade] Sword Type: Shinken (Razor Sharp Katana) / Iaido (Shap Edged Katana) / Iaito (Practice Katana) / Kenjutsu (Japanese Swordsmanship) / Kendo (Traditional Swordsmanship) Sword Weight: 1.1kilo = 2lbs4oz without bohi, with bo hi 2lbs (Without Saya) Overall: 104cm/40inch with Saya (Scabbard) Nagasa(Blade length): 28.4/29/30inch -respectively Tsuka(Handle length): 10.6/11/11.5inch -respectively Kasane(Thickness): 9/32" (at Habaki) Blade Made: SkyJiro Forge’s .65% High Carbon Folded Steel ( 2200/Layers) Yaki(Hardness): SkyJiro Forge’s Differential Clay Technique (Traditional Japanese Method ) Blade Polish: SkyJiro Forge’s Hand-Mirror Polish, with Japanese Water Stone Kanagu(Tsuba/Fuchi/Kashira/ Menuki):  SkyJiro Forge’s Bronze Habaki/Seppas:  SkyJiro Forge’s  Bronze Samé: Genuine Sting Ray Skin Tsuka Ito/Sageo: Man made Japanese Silk Tsuka: Premium  Hard Wood Handle 2s Mekugi: Aged Bamboo Wood Saya(Scabbard): Genuine Water Buffalo-Horn Scabbard Special Note: SkyJiro Forge’s“ Fully Functional Hand-Made Premium High Carbon Folded Steel Sword with Genuine Japanese Hamon & Razor Sharp Ha (Edge).” These swords are guaranteed to cut Tatami!”

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