The Practical Shinobi Ninja-to from Hanwei, construction patterns closely that of the Practical Katana.
It is a useful piece for those studying the Way of the Ninja.
The blade is hand-forged in high-carbon steel and is differentially hardened using the traditional claying method.
All of the fittings are finished in antiqued black iron.
The ornate tsuba displays the kuji-kiri (energy-channeling hand positions) employed by the mystical ninja.
The tsuka is wrapped in a synthetic white ray skin (same) and the tsuka-ito is in durable synthetic black leather.
The saya has flat black finish with demon-head bindings for the black Japanese cotton sageo and an intricate kojiri.
Overall: 34 1/2"
Blade Length: 22 3/4"
Handle Length: 10 1/4"
Weight: 1lb 14oz
Point of Balance: 4 1/2"
Width at Guard: 1.13"
Width at Tip: .85"
Thickness at Guard: .27"
Thickness at Tip: .22"
Blade Steel: 1566
Specs will vary slightly
from piece to piece.