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Pavel Bolf
Swords and knives for sale

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Pavel Bolf O-soraku zukuri tanto na prodej

Knife - tanto inspiration

The knife is a variation of the Japanese tanto dagger in the style of Japanese working knives.
It can be made with hemp rope wrap, black synthetic rope or with wooden blades.
The sheath can be in wood or leather.

Modern steel, homogeneous, grade 19 191, partially hardened to hamon.  Blade length approx. 20 cm. Hamon saka choji.
Handle wrapped with hemp rope. Wooden sheath.

Price of similar knife 8 000 CZK

Kaiken tanto

The blade hira zukuri, uchi zori yoroi doshi is a successful attempt to reproduce the style of Bizen Nagamitsu (Bizen Osafune school) swordsmith. Typical of this swordsmith's tanto is the gunome, or saka gunome hamon with a pronounced utsuri. This has been achieved with this blade. (On the fourth try :-) ) The steel used is a mix of tamahagane and oroshigane. Itame mokume hada, in the lower band at the hamon masame line. At the hamon line, the amount of kinsuji.
Koshirae kaiken, simple, lacquered. Walnut wood used for the set. Parts made of black water buffalo horn. Menuki Peonies. Polished in classic sashikomi style.

Price 40 000 CZK

Tamahagane, kera 13,3 kg

Traditionally reduced steel in the tatara furnace. Satetsu material of high chemical purity. Kera is made entirely of high carbon steel (after surface cleaning). The surface of the peel is cleaned of slag. For the production of one katana blade, about 5kg of steel is needed. See the link for the manufacturing process.

Price 13 000 CZK