Zhang Sanfeng Taichi Sword


Zhang Sanfeng Taichi Sword

The katana “Zhang Sanfeng” is made of German folded steel, hand-forged and differentially hardened. The technical specifications are as follows:


  • Sugata (Blade style):
    • Hand-forged with a blade sharp on both edges. The blade spine is iori-mune, the edge is without Niku (cutting sharp blade). Folded Steel (C45, C55Si7- USA: Steel 1095, C105 W2),. The hardness of its Ha (blade edge) is ca 60° HRC Rockwell. 13 times folded to achieve ca. 8192 layers. Traditional clay-wrapping technique for differential hardening makes the Hamon visible. There are beautiful hada (grain in steel, pattern of folding the steel) in the blade.
    • Dimensions:
      • Nagasa (blade length): ca. 76 cm / 30 inch.
      • Sori (curvature): none
      • Moto-Kasane (thickness): ca. 0,6 cm.
      • Saki-Haba: 24 mm.
      • Moto-Haba: 34 mm.
      • Nakago (tongue) with Mei (inscription) according to the tradition: WKC - Year of production.


  • Fuchi-Kashira (Cap):
    • Beautifully carved golden brass with a special design.

  • Tsuka (Grip):
    • Wood grip, adapted to the tongue. Length 12 cm.

  • Mekugi:
    • Made of bamboo wood and placed in the middle of the grip.

  • Saya (Scabbard):
      • Selected wood that fits the blade. It has four brass ornaments. Two ornaments in the middle are linked by silk cord.


    • Total Weight:
      • Without Saya: ca. 1 050 gr.
      • With Saya: ca 1 667 gr.

    • Included Accessories:
      • Soft protective cloth bag

    Delivery Term 7-8 weeks

    • Prepayment of 25% needed when ordering.
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