Toki Katana

Product Description for Toki Katana

Maker: Kikuo Matsuda (click to see more by this maker)
Item num: 92559
Blade length: 17.50 in.
Total length: 24.75 in.
Blade height (at heel): 0.17 in.
Blade thickness (near bolster): 0.32 in.
Blade thickness (at midpoint): 0.29 in.
Blade thickness (near tip): 0.17 in.
Item weight: 21.00 oz.
Shipment weight: 27 oz.
Blade: OU-31 semi-stainless steel with a non-reflective disruptive acid finish and a Hamaguri-ba (convex ground) tip
Handle: Carved black G-10
Sheath: Hand fitted Sunloid KC sheath with DOTS belt clip
Description: Renowned Japanese knifemaker Kikuo 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. His father runs a small workshop in Seki, grinding blades for production knife makers. Kiku joined his father's business at the age of 15 and learned grinding technique from his father. Kikuo's skill at the grinder has become legendary.
This large blade is the largest model that Kiku has made to date. It is Kikuo's homage to the traditional Japanese sword. It does not fall short of its namesake.
The expertly balanced blade is ground from Kikuo's favorite steel, OU-31 semi-stainless. It features his distinctive disruptive acid finish. A long swedge travels along the spine. The carved black G-10 handle provides a sure, comfortable grip. The Toki 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 Sunloid KC sheath with DOTS belt clip included.
This sword is amazing!!

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