Hanwei Practical 28″ Iaito features a stainless steel blade and the removable handle is tightly wrapped in the traditional style with imitation leather to provide a positive grip that will withstand years of drawing practice.
These latest Practical Iaito swords from Hanwei combine the weight and feel of the Performance Series katanas with the affordability of the Practical series fittings. The removable handle is tightly wrapped in the traditional style with imitation leather to provide a positive grip that will withstand years of practice.
These unedged training blades provide for safe drawing for the beginning practitioner of the 450 year old art of Iaito. Forged from stainless steel the tempered blades are not only maintenance-free but more importantly provide the correct weight and balance needed for the rigors of repetitive drawing and sword motion practice. Each blade has a deeply cut groove (bo-hi) to provide audible feedback when swung properly.specsOverall Length: 39
Handle Length: 10
Blade Length: 28
Point of Balance: 5 1/2″
Width at Guard: 1.27″
Width at Tip: .99″
Thickness at Guard: .25″
Thickness at Tip: .15″
Hanwei by Paul Chen
Hanwei Swords for SaleHanwei 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