STEALTH TANTO
 

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The Stealth Tanto, apart from the evidently faceted geometry that was based on the plane itself, carries a shinogi-zukuri shape and is based in the osaraku-zukuri.
The kissaki is the same length of the remaining part of the blade. Fittings are a mini tsuba and  a 4.5 inches tsuka with blackened steel fittings with a blackened burl wood. Lacquered saya with horn koiguchi and kurikata.
The blade is to be highly polished and the hamon is not a necessity. However, if this is to exist, I am led to think that a customer choice hamon should be considered. I have not included a Kurikata which should however be considered.
The interplay of planes is much more important in this rounded mune tanto.

THE TANTO VIEWS ALMOST COMPLETE

The burl handle and a superb geometry work and fittings
The tanto shows a clear separation of planes and terribly dangerous kissaki
A contemporary tsuka version and a fantastic saya metallic paint by Joe.