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Katana: A Modern Craftsman's Guide to Making a Japanese Sword with Wally Hayes
Product Description for Katana: A Modern Craftsman's Guide to Making a Japanese Sword with Wally Hayes
Item num: 84093
Item weight: 3.40 oz.
Description: Get ready for the ultimate do-it-yourself blade-making project. Through detailed instruction by Master Smith Wally Hayes and close-up camera work, you’ll learn exactly how to design, profile, grind, temper, polish, and haft a Japanese katana using a minimum of tools and equipment.
You’ll also learn some of the most closely guarded secrets of both traditional and modern day swordmaking including the construction of a low-cost charcoal forge and Japanese-style clay tempering.
Approx. 129 min
Publisher: Paladin Press (2002)
Availability: In stock. Usually ships in 1-2 business days