The Shinto Katana from Paul Chen / Hanwei has a hand-forged T10 high-carbon steel blade with Bo-Hi. The blade on this katana is differentially hardened using the traditional claying method.
The Shinto Katana from Paul Chen / Hanwei has a hand-forged T10 high-carbon steel blade with Bo-Hi. The blade on this katana is differentially hardened using the traditional claying method. The Shinto Katana is mounted in black and the tsuka-ito is made of premium black Japanese cotton. The saya is finished in a deep black lacquer with a black cotton sageo. A finely rendered dragon, detailed in gold, with true front-and-back detail, forms the black iron tsuba. The fittings are superbly antiqued adding to the aesthetics of the piece. The Shinto katana from Hanwei is supplied with a protective cloth bag and traditional maintenance kit.
T10 forged high-carbon steel blade
Built for Traditional Cutting Practice
Overall: 39 1/2″
Blade Length: 27″
Handle Length: 11 1/4″
Weight: 1lb 14oz
Thickness at Guard: .260
Blade Steel: T10
Specs will vary slightly
from piece to piece.
Hanwei by Paul Chen
Hanwei Swords for Sale
Hanwei forges some of the most sought after Samurai swords in the world. Led by master sword smith and designer Paul Chen, Hanwei creates authentic handmade swords that are made of the highest grade steel and fittings. The Paul Chen / Hanwei Forge produces the finest quality reproductions swords and accessories to the collector community.
Japanese Swords 4 Samurai has been an authorized Hanwei Dealer since 2004