The Practical Shinobi Ninja-to is addition for those studying the Way of the Ninja.
The Practical Shinobi Ninja-to, Black Same whose construction patterns closely that of the Practical Katana, is a wonderful addition for those studying the Way of the Ninja. The blade is made of hand-forged high-carbon steel and is differentially tempered using a traditional claying method. All the fittings (koshirae) are done in antiqued black iron.
The ornate tsuba displays the kuji-kiri (energy-channeling hand positions) employed by the mystical ninja. The tsuka is wrapped in a synthetic ray skin (same), and the tsuka-ito is done in imitation black leather. The saya has flat black finish with demon-head bindings for the black Japanese cotton sageo and an intricate kojiri on the end of the saya.
A sword no practitioner of Ninjutsu should be without.
Ninja Sword Specifications:
Forged High-Carbon Steel Blade, hrc 60 and hrc 40
Antiqued Black Iron Fittings
Synthetic Same Handle Wrapping
Covered with Imitation Black Leather
Black Japanese Cotton Sageo
Blade length: 58 cm
Tsuka 26 cm
Weight: 850 gram
Overall: 34 1/2", 88 cm
Handle Length: 10 1/4", 26 cm
Point of Balance: 4 1/2", 11,43 cm
Width at Guard: 1.13", 2,87 cm
Width at Tip: .85", 2,15 cm
Thickness at Guard: .27", 68 mm
Thickness at Tip: .22", 55 mm
Blade Steel: 1566
Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece.