Hono Katana | Folded Steel “DAMAST” Blades

679.00 649.00 Including VAT







This is the Skyjiro Samurai Katana Kai 1070 Through Hardened Folded Steel Black Katana with Bohi. The blade is made of 1070 high carbon steel that has been forge folded with a masame pattern then through hardened and features a full length bohi and extended chu-kissaki. The blade has a cosmetic hamon added to it for appearance. The fuchi and kashira are made of brass and the tsuba is made of iron. The handle is wrapped with black synthetic silk in hinerimaki with gyakute or reverse mounted menuki which are alloy and depict a tiger. The saya features a buffalo horn koiguchi and large kurikata. This katana is very light weight and is easy to swing and change directions yet keep enough momentum to cut targets easily. This sword will excel at light to medium target cutting and drawing (batto).

Detailed Specs of the Skyjiro Samurai 1070 Through Hardened Folded Steel Black Katana with Bohi:

Blade: The blade of this sword has been constructed with 1070 high carbon folded steel and comes sharp.

Guard: The solid iron guard has a Musashi double ring style.

Handle: Traditional Japanese style black synthetic silk wrapped handle with real samegawa and double mekugi pins.

Scabbard: Made of wood with black lacquer with black synthetic silk sageo.

Delivery includes: Katana, Saya and wodden box.

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Only 2 left in stock (can be backordered)


  • Hand forged 1070 carbon steel
  • The blade consists of 1000 layers of steel
  • Length of the blade: 71,5 cm
  • Total length: 100 cm
  • Total weight (including Saya): 1260 g
  • Weight without Saya: 1044 g
  • Length handle: 27 cm
  • Rockwell hardness: 55-58
  • Balance point: 14 cm
  • Sori: 1,9 cm
  • Blade thickness Habaki: 0,81 cm
  • Sori: 1,77 cm
  • Kissaki length: 4,2 cm
  • Blade width Habaki: 3 cm
  • Blade width Kissaki: 2 cm
  • Balance: 15,24 cm
  • Tsuba material: iron
  • Sageo Material: Synthetic silk
  • Mekugi: smoked bamboo mekugis twice
  • Manufacturer: Skyjiro
  • The katana is sharpened and can be used for cutting exercises


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