Shinwa has crafted yet another excellent sword with this piece! Measuring 40" overall, this katana features a 28 1/8" blade that has been crafted from 1045 carbon steel and is build to perform with razor sharp edges on both sides. This item offers a hardwood handle that is wrapped with genuine ray skin and nylon cord. This katana includes a coordinating hardwood sheath and sword care guide. Shinwa, KZ747CZ.