Skyjiro Ashigaru Class:
" Hanabira" (Flower Petals)
The Skyjiro Ashigaru class is designed for the beginner Japanese katana enthusiast, as well as the martial artist who enjoys cutting tatami omote and bamboo targets. Superior durability, strong enough to handle arduous cutting competitions, or the weekend tameshigiri event.
The "Dojo" katana grade "Hanabira" is hand forged from an excellent grade of 1085 high carbon mono steel, through hardened with a final proprietary hardening technique and clay tempered.
All swords are mirror polished and assembled for individuals who desire excellent craftsmanship and performance for great value.
The Tsuka are stunning and crafted to a strict standard for comfort and durability using hardwood & Japanese Silk and the saya with real horn fittings.
We offer this grade of katana for Iaido training as well, with or without a Bo hi, and a safe edge.
The Ashigaru class katana are an example of classic clean and simple Japanese design, with excellent construction.
These blades have great geometry and the perfect balance of hardness / flexibility ratio in an economy grade sword.
Weight is 1.25kgs inc saya , 1.1kg without.
Blade Length: 72 cm
Handle Length: 26.5 cm
Blade: AISI 1085 Carbon Steel - Clay tempered hardened Hammon.
Forge/construction Style: Maru
Saya : High quality black lacquered wooden Saya with Horn fittings.
Handle : Genuine ray skin (white) / Hardwood
Blue silk Ito & Sageo.
- Sword Name : HANABIRA (Flower Petals)
- Craftsmanship/Design Grade : [Dojo Grade]
- Proof of Authenticity : SF's Authentic Certificate & Sword Smith Signature on Nakago
- Blade made : SkyJiro Forge's .85 Proprietary Carbon Content Mono Steel
- Yaki : SkyJiro Forge's Proprietary Hamon (Differential Hardening Method )
- Blade Polish : Hand-Mirror Polish, with Japanese Water Stone
- Shipping Weight: 1300g
Craftsmanship/Design Grade: [Dojo Grade]
Sword Type: Shinken (Live blade / Sharp edge)
Sword Weight: 1.1kilo / 2lbs4oz (Without Saya)
Overall: 104cm / 40inch with Saya (Scabbard)
Balde Shape: Shinogi Zukuri Style
Moto-Kasane(at Habaki): 63mm
Hoto-Haba(at Habaki): 340mm
Nagasa(Blade length): 2.37 Shaku / 28.4 inch [also have (2.45 Shaku/29 inch) & (2.5 Shaku/30 inch) blades avaliable upon request]
Tsuka(Handle length): 8.75 Sun / 10.5 inch [also have (9.25 Sun/11 Inch), (9.7 Sun/11.5 Inch) & (10 Sun/12 inch) handles avaliable upon request)
Blade Made: SkyJiro Forge’s .85 Proprietary Carbon Content Mono Steel
Yaki(Hardness): SkyJiro Forge’s Proprietary Hamon (Differential Hardening Method )
Blade Polish: Hand-Mirror Polish, with Japanese Water Stones
Kanagu(Tsuba/Fuchi/Kashira/ Menuki): White Bronze
Tsuka: Same (Stingray Skin) over Hard Wood Handle
Tsuka Ito/Sageo: Japanese Silk
Mekugi: 2x Bamboo Wood Pins
Saya(Scabbard): Premium Grade Wood & Lacquer with Genuine Water Buffalo-Horn Fittings
Warning: These swords are illegal/restricted in some states/areas, if u are unsure please contact your local authorities to confirm legalities. By purchasing this item you confirm that you understand and have conformed to all laws within your state/territory. We will not be held responsible or liable for any reason of non-compliance.