Kagemusha Katana

Product Description for Kagemusha Katana

Maker: Kikuo Matsuda (click to see more by this maker)
Item num: 101044
Blade length: 14.75 in.
Cutting edge length: 14.50 in.
Total length: 19.75 in.
Blade height (at heel): 1.49 in.
Blade thickness (near bolster): 0.25 in.
Blade thickness (at midpoint): 0.24 in.
Blade thickness (near tip): 0.12 in.
Item weight: 23.60 oz.
Shipment weight: 30.2 oz.
Blade: OU-31 semi-stainless steel with a non-reflective disruptive acid finish and a Hamaguri-ba (convex) grind
Handle: Carved black canvas Micarta
Sheath: Kydex sheath with belt clip
Description: Renowned Japanese knifemaker Kiku Matsuda has been grinding blades for over 40 years and is a 5th generation knife grinder. His unique, dramatic grinds are well known throughout the knife industry. Kiku joined his father's knifemaking business at the age of 15 and learned grinding technique from his father. His skill at the grinder has become legendary.
Kagemusha Katana is Kikuo's homage to the traditional Japanese sword. The expertly balanced blade is ground from Kiku's favorite steel, OU-31 semi-stainless. It features his distinctive disruptive acid finish. A long swedge travels along the spine and culminates in a strong tip.
The carved canvas micarta handle provides a sure, comfortable grip.
Kagemusha Katana in an all-around excellent choice as a stand-alone blade for extended ventures into unknown territory where every piece of your kit must be absolutely dependable!
Accompanied by a Kydex sheath with belt clip.
This sword is amazing!!

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