Musashi Katana - 1060 - Bo-Hi


The Musashi katana is made of through-hardened High Carbon 1060 steel with Bo-Hi nd is an ideal sword for martial arts practice which requires a sharp blade.

This through-hardened 1060 steel is excellent for functional katanas and are properly tempered. This steel is especially resilient to stress and will be merciful with an inferior technique. This steel is very durable and ideal for tameshigiri. The blade is not differential hardened and shows no hamon.

This blade has a Bo-Hi  makes a strong whistling noise when swung down and is an ideal sword for martial arts practice which requires a sharp blade.

The Tsuka is covered with real white same (rayskin) and wrapped with Japanese Silk. For safety the tsuka has mekugi. 

The Tsuba features the Musashi Tsuba. Miyamoto Musashi, arguably the most famous swordmaster in Japanese history, fought more than 60 duels before retiring and writing his famous treatise on swordplay, the "Book of Five Rings". 

The Menuki is made of copper. 

The Kashira and Fuchi are also made of blackened iron and match the Musashi Tsuba. 

The excellent blackened saya includes a nice Japanese Silk Sageo. 

Of course this katana comes with a nice sword bag. 


Nagasa or Blade: through-hardened 1060 Spring steel. 
Blade: Shinken
Blade: Bo-Hi
Polish: hybryd polish 
Overall length: 104 cm
Nagasa - Blad Length ex Habaki: 73,5 cm / 2,43 shaku
Tsuka - Handvat Length: 28 cm
Motohabi: 3,2 cm
Motokasane: 7 mm
Sakihabi: 2,3 cm
Sakikasane: 5 mm
Menuki: brass
Kashira/Fuchi: blackened iron 
Tsuba: Musashi Blackenend iron 
Kissaki: Chu-Kissaki
Inclusive Swordbag
Weight: 1045 gram

Each sword is handmade and unique so piece from piece will not look the same.

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