Ashigaru class: Swords designed for beginning Japanese sword enthusiast, as well as the martial artist who enjoys cutting tatami omote and bamboo targets. Superior durability, strong enough to handle arduous cutting competitions, or the weekend back yard cutting event. Guaranteed to perform and pass the test of time with edge holding endurance.
This "Dojo" sword grade has three blade levels, all hand forged from an excellent grade of .65% high carbon steel. First, mono steel through hardened, next Mono steel with a special proprietary hardening technique, and last a folded steel with the same special hardening process. All swords are mirror polished and assembled for individuals who want excellent craftsmanship and performance for a great value.
"The blade was crafted with a long Bo-Hi groove that reduces weight while retaining blade strength. The Bo-Hi also disturbs the as the katana is swung, making an audible ''whoosh'' as the blade ''cuts'' the air."
The Ashigaru class sword is an example of classic clean and simple Japanese design, with excellent construction. The blades have correct geometry, perfect balance of hardness to flexibility ratio in an economy grade sword. The handles are made to a strict standard for comfort and durability. This line is for anyone who wants a practical sword at a phenomenal price.
Special Note: SkyJiro Forge's "Fully Functional Hand-made Premium High Carbon Mono Steel Sword with SkyJiro Forge's Special Proprietary Hamon & Razor Sharp Ha (Edge)." "These swords are guaranteed to cut Tatami!"
- (Scabbard): premium grade wood & lacquer with genuine Water Buffalo-Horn fittings
|Blade Material||Carbon Steel|
|Knife Type||Fixed Blade|