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Differential Tempered Katana

Clay Tempered Differentially Hardened Katana

The differentially hardened blade was a part of the katana's ability to hold a very sharp edge while maintaining blade flexibility. The sword smith packs the spine of the blade with a special clay during tempering. It acts as an insulation allowing the spine to cool slower then the edge. The result is flexibility in the spine and a hardened edge. This part of the process also creates the sori (curve). The different temperatures while cooling cause the straight blade to naturally bow before reaching the blade finishers who will apply a fine polish, creating a razor sharp edge.


Practical Plus Katana
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Practical Plus Katana

By: Paul Chen - Hanwei

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Practical Katana
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Practical Katana

By: Paul Chen - Hanwei

The Practical Katana gives the martial artist the opportunity to own and use a functional sword at the cost of an econom...

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Oda Nobunaga Katana
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Oda Nobunaga Katana

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Of the legends of feudal Japan, the name Oda Nobunaga needs little introduction.

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Fletching Katana
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Fletching Katana

By: Dragon King

Until the introduction of firearms, the lethal power of archery revered in Japanese culture holds even to this day.

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Savior Katana
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Savior Katana

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The Savior Katana by Dragon King embodies the power of the Kami throughout the entire motif.

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Kohaku Katana
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Kohaku Katana

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Dragon King delivers yet again a simple yet most powerful katana motif in the Kohaku Katana.

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Ogami Itto Katana
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Ogami Itto Katana

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Lotus Seed Wakizashi
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Lotus Seed Wakizashi

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Pine Crane Katana
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Pine Crane Katana

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Pine Crane Wakizashi
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Pine Crane Wakizashi

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War Horse Katana
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War Horse Katana

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Shi Katana
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Shi Katana

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Tenka Fubu Katana
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Tenka Fubu Katana

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Koi Katana
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Koi Katana

By: Paul Chen - Hanwei

The Koi Katana from Paul Chen has a hand-forged T10 high-carbon steel blade.

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Kaeru Frog Katana
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Kaeru (Frog) Katana

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The blade of the Kaeru katana is hand-forged and folded from powder steel.

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Dragonfly Katana
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Dragonfly Katana

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Oni Katana  L6Bainite
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Oni Katana - L6/Bainite

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The Oni are mythical creatures from Japanese folklore similar to western demons or trolls.

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Golden Oriole Katana
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Golden Oriole Katana

By: Paul Chen - Hanwei

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Lotus Seed Katana
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Lotus Seed Katana

By: Dragon King

A beautiful symbol of the circular journey of enlightenment, the lotus seed starts its life in the muck before growing i...

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Imperial Citadel Katana  Limited Edition
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Imperial Citadel Katana - Limited Edition

By: Citadel

This is the fourth of the Limited Edition katana from Citadel Knives and Swords.

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