Hota Tegai Katana SJ4 SkyJiro Forge (Scallop). Very sharp Japanese samurai sword for tatami cutting. Folded 1070 carbon steel, 4800 layers, real hamon, green color. Shinken sword for tatami cutting.
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The Hota-Tegai Katana is part of SkyJiro Forge's Sempai Class of functional martial art grade Nihonto. Through dedicated research and development, the Hota-Tegai katana surpasses traditional steel in durability and resilience. The blade is fully hand-forged, hand shaped and hand polished to a mirror finish with Japanese water stones. The blade is constructed with top-grade folded .70% High Carbon steel. Differential clay tempering with genuine hamon adds stunning beauty to the crisp details of the 4800 layer steel. Skyjiro has mounted this katana in quality furniture, used genuine Same panels, and the saya has excellent lacquer quality with genuine water buffalo horn fittings.
Craftsmanship/Design Grade: [Sempai Grade].
Sword Type: Battoh Shinken (Razor Sharp Katana).
Sword Weight: 1.1kilo / 2lbs4oz (Without Saya).
Overall: 104cm / 40inch with Saya (Scabbard).
Balde Shape: Shinogi Zukuri Style.
Moto-Kasane(at Habaki): 63mm.
Hoto-Haba(at Habaki): 340mm.
Nagasa(Blade length): 2.37 Shaku / 28.4 inch.
Tsuka(Handle length): 8.75 Sun / 10.5 inch.
Blade Made: SkyJiro Forge’s .70 Tranditional Proprietary Carbon Content Folded Steel (4800 Layers).
Yaki(Hardness): SkyJiro Forge’s Differential Clay Technique (Traditional Japanese Method).
Blade Polish: SkyJiro Forge’s Hand-Mirror Polish, with Japanese Water Stone.
Kanagu(Tsuba/Fuchi/Kashira/ Menuki): SkyJiro Forge’s Yellow Bronze.
Habaki/Seppas: SkyJiro Forge’s Yellow Bronze.
Tsuka: Samé (Stingray Skin) over Hard Wood Handle.
Tsuka Ito/Sageo: SkyJiro Silk.
Mekugi: 2x Aged Bamboo Pins.
Saya(Scabbard): Premium Grade Wood & Lacquer with Full Set of Premium Water Buffalo-Horn Fittings.
Special Note: SkyJiro Forge Fully Functional Hand-Made Premium High Carbon Folded Steel Sword with Genuine Japanese Hamon & Razor Sharp Ha (Edge). These swords are guaranteed to cut Tatami!
Japanese Samurai Katana Swords from SkyJiro Forge.