Making a samurai sword

The samurai carried a variety of weapons, including in many cases multiple swords. This video is a 10-minute synopsis of a longer documentary about the making of the long swords known as katana.

5 Responses to “Making a samurai sword”

  1. Amyxdove  on July 24th, 2009 at 1:11 pm

    A true art. No one does it better than the Japanese. I love it.

  2. Sam  on August 6th, 2009 at 10:49 am

    Wow that is awesome.

  3. Mahayla (powerful woman)  on August 7th, 2009 at 12:39 am

    i am thinking about forging my own sword soon. would anybody know as to where i can buy some high grade metal for a good price? my price range is around 50, 100, 200 or 300 dollars no higher and no lower.

  4. Sword  on September 22nd, 2009 at 9:04 am

    Wow, it’s sad how sword making is such a lost art… People really don’t show enough respect for a properly made sword.

  5. Thedragonsedge  on August 22nd, 2010 at 4:27 pm

    Good choice of video. I found this on You tube a while ago before coming to this site. I even included it onto my own site because it demonstrates the skill involved in make a katana sword.

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