Zubeng Forge – Tamahagane Hunter

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Item Condition: New
Handle Material: Stabilized Spalted Maple
Blade Steel: Hand Forged Tamahagane
Blade Length: 4  1/2″
OAL: 9  1/2
Sheath: Leather
Guard: Integral

 

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Description

ZUBENG FORGE

 Zubeng Forge is a Smithy in the heart of China, Master Rich Chen uses an Ancient formula to create true Tamahagane steel for his swords and knives.  Making Tamahagane steel is a long and labor intensive process which starts with select Iron Sand and other Natural materials that are found in only a few places in the world.

Here is a video of Master Chen making Tamahagane for his Sword

                 

  Fort Henry Custom Knives is proud to be a Dealer for Master Rich Chen of Zubeng Forge


~ Direct from the Maker ~

Exclusively at

Fort Henry Custom Knives 

Master Chen brought me a piece of the actual Tamahagane Steel he makes ~ this slab is as it appears “In Process” 

 This is a Full Convex blade hunting knife, hand crafted from the same hand made Tamahagane steel as Ancient Chinese swords.

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Differential Heat Treat leaves an intricate flowing Hamon which defines the different Hardness Zones of the blade from the Softer spine and is clearly visible in all true Tamahagane pieces. 

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The Stabilized Spalted Maple Burl handle has beautiful Natural coloring and tons of grain. It is thick and nicely contoured with a Forward Finger placement area on each side of the handle, the Red Liners and Mosaic pins certainly add more eye appeal.  

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*This knife blade has the same shape as traditional Chinese Swords, the Convex edge is amazingly sharp – it provides both strength and precision cutting ability and only Stropping is recommended to maintain the edge.  

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  This knife comes complete with a thick Custom leather belt sheath that can be work Vertically on the RH side.

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Or also worn Horizontally on as a Cross Draw.    

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A beautiful hand made blade with the Sweat and Soul of the Maker in the Steel. 

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Complete with a Care Certificate from Master Chen.

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Brand New from the Maker

*This is the exact knife and sheath you will receive. You can feel the tops of the Mosaic Pins just a tiny bit due to handle shrinkage – you can not feel the Tang edge at all. 

Additional information

Weight1 lbs
Dimensions9 × 6 × 3 in