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A tanto is a Japanese dagger that is worn in the sleeve or belt.  Hanwei Forge makes matching wakizashi and tanto for many of their katana.  The shinken blades are all hand forged hi-carbon steel and are differentially tempered with a traditional clay method.

CAS/Hanwei New Tanto

Tori Tanto Get Item Details Get Item Price

The Tori is a folded Swedish powdered steel Tanto with 11 1/4" blade with bohi.  Brown iron fittings have a crane and armor theme. Brown texture lacquered saya. The Tori Tanto is built on a forged and folded blade with the handle wrapped in the highest quality ray skin. The Crane and Armour theme is carried through the furniture while the Saya matches the textured brown of the katana. This is undoubtedly one of the most elegant mounts ever crafted by CAS/Hanwei.

Shinken (真剣) Tanto 

Orchid Tanto  Get Item Details Get Item Price

The Orchid set is as quick as it is beautiful with a relatively light blade of folded K120C and striking koshirae. The hamon is prominent and the hada shows distinct layers. High quality ray skin (same) is used on the tsuka, and the tsuka-ito and sageo on all three pieces are woven from premium Japanese cotton. The tsuba of the katana and wakizashi is of blackened iron, with an Orchid and Butterfly decoration inlaid in silver, brass and copper. The saya are deeply lacquered in blue with buffalo horn koiguchi and kurikata. The fuchi, kashira and kojiri are of bronzed iron with silver and gold detailing. The habaki is of one-piece brass construction. The katana and wakizashi feature a medium-length (chu) kissaki.

Orchid Tanto 

Bushido Tanto Get Item Details Get Item Price

The Bushido Tanto has a blade of hand-forged and folded K120C powder steel. The saya is deeply lacquered with inlaid brass cherry blossom (sakura) flowers. The blade of each are hand-forged and folded from K120C powder steel. The saya are deeply lacquered in gold with inlaid brass cherry blossom (sakura) flowers. The tsuka of the tanto is crafted in gold-plated brass with decoration in relief. The sageo is woven from premium Japanese cotton while the kojiri, koiguchi and kurikata are of polished buffalo horn. The habaki is a one-piece brass construction.

Bushido Tanto

Practical Tanto Get Item Details Get Item Price

The Practical Tanto offers excellent quality at a great price. The blade is hand-forged high-carbon steel and differentially tempered using a traditional claying method to produce a HRC60 on the edge (ha) and a HRC40 on the back (mune). The temper line (hamon) is authentic and prominent. The fittings (koshirae) are superbly antiqued adding to the aesthetics of the set. The saya is done in a deep black lacquer and the sageo is black Japanese cotton.

Practical Tanto 

Practical Plus Tanto Get Item Details Get Item Price

The Practical Plus Tanto provides a very economical cutting tanto, but uses more traditional fittings and construction methods. The blade is hand-forged high-carbon steel and differentially tempered using a traditional claying method (HRC 60 edge, HRC 40 spine) with a medium (chu) kissaki. The temper line (hamon) is evident and prominent. The Practical Plus Tanto uses a flat black saya and a black Japanese cotton sageo. The tsuka has genuine ray skin (same) and the tsuka-ito is black synthetic leather for better gripping qualities. The antiqued fittings on this set are decorated in a Japanese dogwood motif with a beautiful antiqued black sunburst tsuba. A great econimcal tanto with fantastic quality.

Practical Plus Tanto 

Tsunami (Great Wave) Tanto Get Item Details Get Item Price

The Great wave tanto has a hand-forged T10 high-carbon steel blade (nagasa) and is differentially tempered using a traditional claying method. The tsuba, fuchi, & kashira are made of black iron and marked with the Tomoe crest (mon). The temper line (hamon) is evident and prominent. It has a deeply lacquered black saya with a one-piece brass habaki construction. The sageo is made of premium woven Japanese black cotton. The handle on the tanto is an attractive ribbed buffalo horn.

Tsunami Tanto 

Wind and Thunder Tanto Get Item Details Get Item Price

The Wind & Thunder tanto has a hand-forged 1065 high-carbon steel blade (nagasa) and is differentially tempered using a traditional claying method. It is fitted with the black iron Raiden tsuba and Tomoe mon motif fuchi and kashira. The handle is wrapped in genuine ray skin (same) and the tsuka-ito and sageo are premium Japanese black cotton. The saya is done in a deep black lacquer and the sageo is black Japanese cotton.

Wind and Thunder Tanto 

Cold Steel Warrior O-Tanto Get Item Details Get Item Price

The Warrior Series from Cold Steel are strong, good looking, and reasonably priced.  The Tsuba (guard), Fuchi (collar), and Kashira (pommel), are expertly made and finely crafted in blackened brass. The Habaki (blade collar) is hand made out of brass and each hilt is covered in Same' (ray skin) and tightly wrapped in the traditional style with black cord. A beautiful Menuki (a small ornamental sculpture inserted between the ray skin and the cord wrappings on the handle) enhances the sword's aesthetic appearance and makes for a sword that is as traditional looking as we can possibly make it. All feature fully sharpened 1055 carbon steel blades, each heat treated to a spring temper.    The O Tanto has a 13 1/4" blade and 6" handle.

Warrior Tanto

Raptor Tanto Get Item Details Get Item Price

While the Wakizashi and Tanto of the Raptor series providing matching pieces for any of the Raptor katanas, they are in their own right designed as very effective cutting tools. Made in the blade style of James Williams' personal Nami Ryu swords, these pieces will allow the cutting practitioner to perfect techniques for each of the three weapons, at the same time as they complete an impressive display.

Raptor Tanto

Tanto Price List

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