Quick Answer: What States Are Sword Canes Legal?

Case in point is California and Arkansas.

This means that sword canes cannot be even sold in California.

In most cases, the manufacturer will sell it in another state office..

But not only is it legal to openly carry a sheathed sword, it’s the law. Any kind of concealment for bladed weapons is a misdemeanor. Bladed weapons in most states where they are legal to carry, are usually illegal if they’re longer than five inches. Concealed blades, like cane swords, are always illegal.

North America (USA and Canada) Legally Katana are lumped in the same category as knives and governed by state rather than federal laws, though as with knives, a collector must be over 18 years old OR have their parents implicit permission to buy or own a Katana.

Washington law allows people to carry large knives, unless they intend to hurt someone. RCW (9.41. 270) says it’s unlawful for anyone to carry any firearm, dagger, sword, or any other weapon that can cause bodily harm with the intent to intimidate others or threatens their safety.

Can you use a sword for self defense?

Yes. A quality sword with a good temper which is properly sharpened is actually an excellent home defense weapon for a non-gun owner. Most “swords” are non-functional decorations that will not take an edge and will bend or break if actually used to hit something.

Can a katana cut through bone?

A sword can cut through bone if it’s either very sharp or very heavy. … We can see this today through the practice of tameshigiri which is basically cutting practice with a katana against a rolled mat, called a tatami.