The Katana of the Wind and Thunder set is designed specifically for the martial artist who needs a sword to meet the demands of heavy target cutting. The Katana features a heavier and thicker blade with traditional furniture and fittings. The set features black iron Raiden tsuba and Tomoe motif fuchi and kashira. The tsuka are wrapped in genuine same (ray skin) and the tsuka-ito is premium Japanese black cotton. The saya is finished in a traditional black laquer with a black cotton sageo. The Katana is an excellent choice for batto-jutsu practitioners. Features: - Thick & Heavy Blade - Hand-forged High Carbon Steel Blade - Great for Tameshigiri Specifications: - Overall length: 42" - Blade length: 29 1/2" - Handle length: 11 3/4" - Weight: 3lb 5oz - Point of Balance: 7" - Width at Guard: 1.37" - Width at Tip: 1.18" - Thickness at Guard: .35" - Thickness at Tip: .3" - Sori: 3/4"