Samurai Sword Making In Japan

by Cole Ison

Samurai Sword

The Samurai sword is characterized by its curved blade, slender, single-edged blade with a circular or squared guard and long grip to accommodate two hands. You have to be very skilled to be able to make a Samurai sword if you make one mistake you have to start over.

Very Difficult

The making of the sword is very difficult. One of the most difficult parts is getting the sword the perfect temperature to make the shape of the sword then put it in the water. That is what most Samurai sword makers say.
Making of a box for a Samurai Katana sword with a water jet


Samurai get the most use out of there sword by keeping it in a certain rotation. It is a circular rotation that keeps the sword moving. They do this so there momentum does not stop and they can get more force.