Paul Chen Practical Plus Katana
Model: [SH2073]

MSRP:$399.00
Our Price:$293.99

Paul Chen Practical Plus Katana

The Practical Plus Katana provides a very economical cutting sword as dependable as the Practical Katana (SH1070), but using more traditional fittings and construction methods. The blade is forged and differentially hardened in the traditional claying method with a prominent hamon. The Practical Plus features genuine Same (Rayskin) on the Tsuka, with a wrap (Tsuka-Ito) specially developed for its gripping qualities. The long tang is double-pegged for security. The fittings of the Practical Plus are decorated in a Japanese Dogwood motif with dragon menuki, and the handsome Tsuba is of an iron “sunburst” design with a brass habaki.

Key Features:

  • Hand Forged High Carbon Steel Blade
  • Differentially Tempering
  • Fully Functional

Specifications:

  • Blade Length: 27 1/4"
  • Handle Length: 12 1/4"
  • Overall Length: 40 1/2"
  • Weight: 2 lb 5 oz
  • Point of Balance: 5 1/2"
  • Width at Guard: 1.21"
  • Width at Tip: .90"
  • Thickness at Guard: .28"
  • Thickness at Tip: .21"
  • Sori: 3/4"

Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece

This sword comes with a cotton storage bag.

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