japanese blades and other swords
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wakizashi and tanto in 1084 steel (standard), differential hardened and intended for heavy cutting. damascus or san mai available, contact me for prices and wait times. prices for bare blades with copper habaki start at $350 for 7" tanto. bullnose aikuchi below in mountings by :
the fred lohman company
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15" shobu zukuri wakizashi in 1084, suguha hamon with nioi. nickel silver habaki.
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My personal wakizashi-diamond cross section, minimal niku, but plenty of support. this blade has been through a lot of dry bamboo(and a couple of aluminum lawn chairs.)
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the above 1084 shobu zukuri in mountings by Fred Lohman, once again.
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GOOSE QUILL HYBRID DAO, DIFFERENTIAL TEMPERED 5160 WITH MILD STEEL FITTINGS. SIMILAR SWORD, $1900.