Bamboo Stick Swords for sale measure 39 ¼ inches and have a hand-forged blade and hand-carved wood. Although it appears as though this is simply a bamboo walking stick, the stick actually contains a sharpened and functional katana blade. The tempered blade is hand-forged in 1065 high-carbon steel. The straight blade has been differentially hardened using an authentic claying process. This claying method produces traditional samurai edge hardness with a resilient blade body. The blade is 27 ¼ inches overall with an authentic temper line. The 11 ¼ inch handle and scabbard are manufactured of genuine, hand-carved bamboo. These stick swords also include a cloth storage sleeve. The sword design is based on the real stick swords featured in the movie Blind Fury and the stick carried by Zatoichi the Blind Samurai, a samurai popular in Japanese films, Anime and TV shows. The swords typically feature the following specifications: point of balance is 5 ½ inches, width at guard 1.12 inches, width at tip .75 inches, thickness at guard .26 inches, thickness at tip .17 inches, Sori at ¾ inch, weight approximately 1lb 13oz. Buy the Cas Iberia/Hanwei Bamboo Stick Swords which offer the function of a classic stick sword with handmade magnificence for $599.99.