The Hanwei Practical Pro Katana features an extended tsuka and a thicker and longer blade to withstand the rigors of regular cutting practice. The hand-forged blade is constructed from high-carbon steel and is differentially clay tempered using traditional forging methods.
The Practical Pro Katana from Hanwei is built as an economical cutting sword for heavy targets, with an extended tsuka and a thicker and longer blade. The blades of the katana are constructed from hand-forged, high-carbon steel and are deferentially hardened using a traditional claying method. The Practical Pro Katana has a finer polish than others in the series. The tsuka is wrapped with synthetic black leather for its gripping characteristics and is double-pegged for safety. The saya is finished in a deep black lacquer with a black cotton sageo. The katana is stylized with a round Kuruma tsuba, which represents the “Wheel of Dharma,” symbolizing the Buddhist concept of the Noble Eightfold Path.
High carbon forged blade
Overall: 45 3/4″
Blade Length: 29 1/2″
Handle Length: 15″
Thickness at Guard: .36“
Blade Steel: 1566
Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece.