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Budo III: Heavy Cutting Katana




Type: Swords
Stock Code: 5633

This sword features a no-frills but highly functional and well shaped set of furniture. The cotton ito is tight with well spaced diamond pattern over genuine ray skin.

The Batto Collection from Kaneie Sword Art feature a through-hardened blade of high carbon 1060 steel. The edge is sharp and the shape is traditional making for an excellent cutting sword.

Through-hardening a sword blade (as opposed to the traditional differential hardening) makes an overall tougher blade that sacrifices the ultimate edge hardness and beauty of a hamon (temper line). But for pure utilitarian use and practice a well heat treated through-hardened blade is hard to beat.


Overall: 38 3/4"
Blade Length: 27 1/2"
Handle Length: 10"
Weight: 2lb 6oz
Point of Balance: 6"
Thickness at Guard: 6.5mm
Thickness at Tip: 5.25mm
Sori: 7/8"
Blade Steel: 1060

Key Features:

  • 1060 High Carbon Blade
  • High Level of Fit and Finish
  • Tough Cutting Blade
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