Japanese Iron Tsuba

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55 Nodachi Japanese Sword Combined Material 1095 Steel+Folded Steel Iron Tsuba —

Odachi or nodachi was a type of traditionally made Japanese sword used by the samurai class of feudal Japan. Odachi are difficult to produce because their length makes traditional heat treatment more complicated: The longer a blade is, the more difficult (and expensive) it is to heat the whole blade to a homogeneous temperature, both […]