A katana is a Japanese sword with a very sharp blade. The edge of a katana is so sharp that it can even cut through metal. Discover how to test your katana's sharpness.
Tamahagane is a type of Japanese steel that was traditionally used to make katanas. Discover everything you need to know about Tamahagane.
The average katana length is about 60 cm. The length of a katana can vary depending on the specific sword, but is typically between 60 and 80 cm (23.62–31.5 in). However, there are a few exceptions...
The average weight of a katana is around 2 to 3 pounds. However, the weight of a katana can vary depending on the size and style of the sword.
The uchigatana (打刀) is a type of Japanese sword characterized by its long, curved blade. Discover everything you need to know about this sword.
There are a few things you need to know to properly sharpen your katana. Here is a quick guide, step by step, to polish your katana with a whetstone.