The Odachi (Nodachi) great sword was used by the Samurai class of feudal Japan.
The wooden Odachi is used by practitioners of Kenjutsu and Iaido.
Available with or without attached tsuba (guard). The tsuba is made from two pieces of laminated cross grained hickory for maximum strength, and is permanently attached to the blade and can not loosen or slide off.
Blade length: 40"
Blade thickness: 3/4"
Tsuka length: 20"
Overall length: 60"
Sori (curvature): 1.25"
Avg. weight: 2 lb.
Custom blade and tsuka (handle) lengths available upon request.