Dotanuki Clay Tempered Katana Samurai Sword - BladesPro UK Dotanuki Clay Tempered Katana Samurai Sword - BladesPro UK Dotanuki Clay Tempered Katana Samurai Sword - BladesPro UK Dotanuki Clay Tempered Katana Samurai Sword - BladesPro UK Dotanuki Clay Tempered Katana Samurai Sword - BladesPro UK Dotanuki Clay Tempered Katana Samurai Sword - BladesPro UK
Dotanuki Clay Tempered Katana Samurai Sword - BladesPro UK
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Dotanuki Clay Tempered Katana Samurai Sword

Regular price £398.95 GBP UK Legal Free UK Shipping

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With proud bright and dark reds, this sword reminds one of a royal heritage.  Whether worn as part of formal dress, adorning one's hearth, or fighting for its wielder, this sword is at home in all situations.

General Details

  • Overall Length: 103 cm / 40.5 Inches
  • Blade Length: 70 cm / 27.3 Inches
  • Tsuku Length: 26 cm / 10.24 Inches
  • Blade Width: 3.2 cm / 1.25 Inches
  • Blade Steel: 1095 Folded Clay Tempered Carbon Steel
  • Blade Thickness: 0.7cm / 0.28 inches
  • Hamon: Clay Tempered
  • Sharpness: Sharpened (for unsharpened please contact us)
  • Bo-Hi: Single


  • Tsubu: Iron
  • Fuchi / Kashira: Alloy
  • Menuki: Brass
  • Seppa: Brass
  • Habaki: Brass
  • Tsuku: Rose Hardwood
  • Tang: Full Tang
  • Samegawa: Rayskin
  • Ito (Braid): Cotton
  • Mekugi: Bamboo Peg
  • Saya: Hardwood
  • Sageo: Silk

Package Content

  • One Sword with Saya
  • One Sword Bag
  • Sword Stand not Included

Blade: The blade of this sword is hand forged and finished with 12 stages of polishing and sharpening. The steel used is high quality carbon steel, which is very pure, and keeps its edge very well.

Clay Tempered: The blade has been clay tempered in order to harden the cutting edge while still allowing the spine to remain flexible. The tempering process imbues the blade with a distinctive Hamon (blade pattern).

Folded Steel: This blade had been folded 15 times, creating 32,768 layers. This traditional sword forging method involves repeatedly heating, hammering and folding the swords steel. The effect of this work evens out and homogenises the carbon content, making for a stronger, more flexible blade.

Cost: Free Shipping to the UK, Australia, Canada and Korea (and the USA, via our USA site).  Shipping to the UK is always free and takes on average 7-20 business days. 

Note that Customs Charges may apply (more info)

To Germany, France, Hungary, Brazil, Mexico, Norway, Poland, Czech Republic, Belgium, Switzerland, Sweden, New Zealand, Australia, Finland and Netherlands, free shipping on orders over £400, or £40 shipping for orders under £400.

UK/EU delivery times: UK & European orders take on average 7-20 business days to arrive, after being dispatched from our warehouse. It can take longer from time to time, and during busy periods such as Christmas.  

USA: For USA orders, please visit our USA site at

Other regions: All other regions usually take between 7–30 business days.

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Satisfaction Guarantee
If you find an issue with your item, simply contact us within 14 days of receiving it, and we'll make it right. More details here: Refunds & Returns Policy.

Customer Reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Dotanuki - exceeded expectations. Very pleased.

I purchased the Dotanuki 15 times folded, high carbon steel, clay tempered katana as a gift for my father. It's fantastic. The finish is very good, drawing & returning is therefore very fluid, even for an amateur. The cuttung edge is very sharp, the finish of the blade is a work of art in itself. I also had it engraved. Looks the part. It'll primarily be an ornament, and on that front the photographs on the website don't do it justice. Looks very well. I'm happy, my Dad's happy, likely anyone who purchases the sword will be pleased with it.

Hi Luke, The Dotanuki sword is a great piece and engraving just makes everything very unique! Thank you for the great feedback! Thanks - The BladesPro Team

All good no issues with the blade for the cost is one of the best I have come across. I have trained with the blade and the cut is good. The balance is ok but could be better. Fills good in the hand and looks good again for the cost you will find it hard to beat.

Hi Clive - this is great to hear! Really happy you like it and it's great to know how it felt during your training. Thanks for taking the time to leave us a comment, we appreciate it. - The BladesPro Team
Elite Katana.

Very pleased to say it is exactly as described and pictured. A true work of art.

Really happy you like it! Thanks Michael :)

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