Handmade Wakizashi

A wakizashi is a Japanese short sword that is a companion sword to the full-sized katana. The term daisho referred to the sword set and the katana was known as a daito and wakizashi as a shoto. Our collection of handmade wakizashi are fully ready for tameshigiri cutting.

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Great Wave Katana by Paul Chen / CAS Hanwei

$1,417.82 $1,011.65

The Great Wave Katana made by Paul Chen for CAS Hanwei displays the Tomoe motif used frequenly for family crests and shrine decoration. The koshirae are crafted in blackened iron and feature the Tomoe mon. The bladeon the Great Wave Katana is...

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Lion Dog Wakizashi by Paul Chen / CAS Hanwei

$1,713.20 $1,225.80

The Lion Dog Wakizashi from Paul Chen of CAS Hanwei features an O-Kissaki blade of our own high-alloy HWS-1S steel, which combines superior performance with an outstanding O-choji hamon. This steel is made in CAS Hanwei's new factory, with high-tech...

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Practical Wakizashi by Paul Chen / CAS Hanwei

$413.53 $295.35

The ever-popular Practical Katana (SH1070), Wakizashi (SH2061) and Tanto (SH2254) from Paul Chen give the martial artist the opportunity to own and use a CAS Hanwei sword at the cost of an economy sword. The blades are forged and differentially hardened,...

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Practical Plus Wakizashi by Paul Chen / CAS Hanwei

$502.15 $358.86

Made as a companion piece for CAS Hanwei's Practical Plus Katana (SH2073) and Tanto (SH2259), the Wakizashi features an edge-tempered high carbon forged steel blade with a prominent hamon, genuine Same (Rayskin) on the Tsuka, and a handle wrap...

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Koi Wakizashi by Paul Chen / CAS Hanwei

$1,321.83 $945.19

T10 Wakizashi - Samurai Short Sword The Koi Wakizashi from Paul Chen has a hand-forged T10 high-carbon steel blade. The blade on this is differentially hardened using the traditional claying method. The Koi Wakizashi is mounted in black and white and...

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Hunter Wakizashi by Paul Chen / CAS Hanwei

$2,215.35 $1,580.25

The Hunter Wakizashi is built on the CAS Hanwei L6/Bainite blade in the Shonogi Zukuri style, and featuring superb koshirae, the Hunter is a very desirable and functional piece. The subdued green silk ito and green striped lacquered saya with green...

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Wind and Thunder Katana by Paul Chen / CAS Hanwei

$1,462.13 $1,033.80

Hand Forged Samurai Sword - The standard Heavy cutter The Katana of the Wind and Thunder set by Paul Chen / CAS Hanwei is designed specifically for the martial artist who needs a sword to meet the demands of heavy target cutting. The katana features...

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Wind and Thunder Wakizashi by Paul Chen / CAS Hanwei

$1,033.83 $738.42

The Wind and Thunder Wakizashi features a Raiden tsuba, crafted in black iron, and the fuchi and kashira feature a Tomoe motif . The tsuka is wrapped in genuine same (ray skin) and the tsuka-ito is premium Japanese black cotton. The saya is finished...

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Bamboo Mat Wakizashi by Paul Chen / CAS Hanwei

$1,447.36 $1,181.49

Our Bamboo Mat Wakizashi features a chu-kissaki blade of CAS Hanwei's own high-alloy HWS-2S steel, which combines impressive performance with a striking O-choji hamon. This steel is made in CAS Hanwei's new factory, with high-tech equipment, producing a...

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Raptor Wakizashi by Paul Chen / CAS Hanwei

$516.92 $369.20

While the Wakizashi and Tanto of the Raptor series provide 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...

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Golden Oriole Wakizashi by Paul Chen / CAS Hanwei

$1,137.21 $812.27

Classic Samurai Wakizashi Matching the Paul Chen SH1018 Golden Oriole Katana, the Wakizashi features a deeply lacquered blue saya and Japanese cotton tsuka-ito, and the Oriole appears again on the koshirae. The blade from the CAS Hanwei factory is...

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