A classic piece, our custom wakizashi blade is hand forged and sharpened using traditional Japanese techniques that were passed down for generations. This authentic piece from Swords of Northshire is perfect for iaido and kenjutsu practice. The blade is clay tempered, heat-treated, and oil quenched to create a blade that provides the perfect balance between hardness and flexibility.
One of our color-treated swords, this handmade wakizashi sword is sharpened before being etched through a specialized oxidation process. The black color of the blade is complemented by an onyx hardwood saya and silk sageo/ito.
Clean and simple, this all-black sword has a number of features that ensure its quality and performance including:
Since each sword is hand forged to order, you can expect a lead time of 1-2 weeks. Specifications and sizing may also vary slightly from piece to piece.
Blade Length: 19.7"
Width Near Handle: 1.24"
Thickness Near Handle: 0.30"
Point of Balance: 3" from Tsuba
Weight (Without Saya): 1.6 lbs
Weight (With Saya): 1.9 lbs
Hardness (HRC): 54
At Swords of Northshire, we pride ourselves in our quality work. If for any reason you aren't happy with your purchase, we will make it right! We guarantee you'll love your sword or your money back