How Do You Make Samurai Katana Swords?
Samurai katana swords are among the finest weapons ever created by man. The three-foot-long curved blade is designed to maintain contact with an enemy as a samurai cuts through him. The metal of a katana sword is a combination of soft and hard steel. This makes samurai katana swords strong, light and flexible. Making a samurai sword requires years of study, special tools and quality ingredients. Gather black sand from the beaches of Japan. This is the only sand used by samurai to make their swords. It has the perfect combination of elements to create “tamahagane.” This is the special steel used in katana samurai swords. Fire the sand until it solidifies into tamahagane. Forge two samurai katana blades of equal 3-foot lengths and one-inch thick out of the tamahagane. Pound, cool heat and repeat. Each time you do this, fold the steel in half and pound it flat again. This makes the steel dense and strong. Repeat this process 1,000 times for one blade and 2,000 times for the other. This cr