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Pattern Welded Suontaka

This is a pattern welded version of the Suontaka sword. The guard, pommel, chape, locket, and scabbard bridge are sculptural quality silicon bronze. The pommel is keyed and hot peened to the tang and the guard and grip ring are banzaipeened to the tang. The scabbard and grip are leather over a wood core. The blade is hardened and tempered 15n20/1084 steel.

Statistics

 

Overall length:

38 inches

Blade length:

31 inches

Blade width at widest point:

2.25 inches tapering to 1.5 at 4 inches from the tip

Blade thickness at base:

.225 inches tapering to .135 at 3.5 inches from tip

Cross width:

5.25 inches

Grip length:

3.75 inches

POB measured from end of grip:

5.75 inches

Weight:

3 pounds 7 ounces

COP: 21 inches from the grip

This sword is not available but a similar sword could be commissioned. The cost for the sword without a scabbard would be $3500. A similar scabbard would would be $1100.