Two hand ground prototypes in a Japanese style, 6.2mm 1.2379 D2 Steel HRC60-61. The first knife in the pic above is Double hollow ground while the lower knife has a Double Sabre Grind. Both knives have 6mm Bronze pinned Guards and grips machined from Olive Green G11 with heat colored stainless Torx screws. Full tang construction, lanyard hole. These knives have tips designed for some serious piercing.
Hollow ground knife has been sold, Sabre ground blade is still available.
This design was inspired by a visit to the recently opened Samurai Art Museum here in Berlin. Be sure and check it out if you're in town, they have a fantastic collection of antique Japanese edged weapons and armor.
These knives are offered as shown without a sheath, however a custom made Kydex sheath is possible, contact me before purchasing if interested, cost will be around €95 depending on the desired style.
Overall: 295mm Blade: 170mm
Max. Blade height: 25mm Bronze Guard Thickness: 6mm
Blade Thickness: 6.2mm Grip Thickness: 15mm
Price shown is net, EU Buyers will be charged 19% German VAT at checkout! Non-EU Buyers pay only the net price as shown.