The making of a Katana – the traditional way

After all the software heavy posts lately, I was ready for something different. This may be a bit too different, but hey, it’s my blog!

This is for all the Japanophiles out there who love katanas and Kill Bill. The video is about a bunch of guys with insane blacksmithing skills who recreated the sword crafted in Kill Bill. All the techniques are traditional and, having seen what they involve, I now know why Japanese swords have such an amazing reputation.

Enjoy. 🙂

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About acflory

I am the kind of person who always has to know why things are the way they are so my interests range from genetics and biology to politics and what makes people tick. For fun I play online mmorpgs, read, listen to a music, dance when I get the chance and landscape my rather large block. Work is writing. When a story I am working on is going well I'm on cloud nine. On bad days I go out and dig big holes... View all posts by acflory

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