The Tanto is considered a knife or short sword and has a blade length less than 1 shaku (about 12"). The wooden Tanto is used by practitioners of Tanto-jutsu.
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: 6.25" or 10"
Blade thickness: 3/4"
Tsuka length: 4.5"
Custom blade and tsuka (handle) lengths available upon request.