Tachi style swords were used by the Samurai class in feudal Japan and predates the katana. It was usually longer with a stronger curvature (sori), and worn with the edge facing downwards. The wooden tachi is a sturdy and tough training weapon.
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: 35"
Blade thickness: 3/4"
Tsuka length: 12"
Overall length: 47"
Sori (curvature): 3"
Avg. weight: 1 lb. 8 0z.
Custom blade and tsuka (handle) lengths available upon request.