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Practical Shinobi Ninja-To (Black Same)

Practical Shinobi Ninja Sword Black Same 1566 Clay Tempered Live Blade

$495.00 $550.00

The Practical Shinobi Ninja-to from Hanwei , whose construction patterns closely that of the Practical Katana, is a useful piece for those studying the Way of the Ninja. The blade is hand-forged in high-carbon steel and is differentially hardened using the traditional claying method. All of the fittings are finished 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 white ray skin (same) and the tsuka-ito is in durable synthetic black leather. The saya has flat black finish with demon-head bindings for the black Japanese cotton sageo and an intricate kojiri. A sword no practitioner of Ninjutsu should be without.

Overall: 34 1/2“, 87.5 cms
Blade Length: 22 3/4“,  57.5 cms
Handle Length: 10 1/4”, 26 cms
Weight: 1lb 14oz, 850 grams
Point of Balance: 4 1/2"
Width at Guard: 1.13"
Width at Tip: .85"
Thickness at Guard: .27"
Thickness at Tip: .22"

1566 Carbon Steel Information

A high-carbon and manganese spring steel used by Hanwei in many of their differentially hardened Japanese swords and through-hardened medieval swords. This deep hardening steel provides a consistent microstructure ensuring a long life and excellent edge holding in demanding applications.1566 Steel Composition: 0.6-0.7C 0.85-1.15Mn


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