The Paul Chen Hanwei Bamboo Mat Katana features a chu-kissaki blade of Hanwei's own high-alloy HWS-2S steel, which combines impressive performance with a striking O-choji hamon. This steel is made in Hanwei's new factory, with high-tech equipment, producing a very pure, advanced-metallurgy blade with excellent edge-holding capability and resilience.
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Overall: 40 1/4"
Blade Length: 28 7/8"
Handle Length: 11"
Weight: 2lb 12oz
Posted by michael vallandry on 26th Mar 2015
The sword is beautiful but the saya had issues. the fit was very sloppy and there was rubber cement on the saya midway down its length.Shimming took care of the fit but i feel that for the price...the saya should have fit the sword perfectly.The shimming was a pain too.