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How the japanese sword was sharpened?

How the japanese sword was sharpened?

zhang 15/09/2021 0
The Japanese sword is arguably the most famous sword in the world. With its curved single-edged blade, it has become synonymous with high-quality swords. In feudal Japan, the katana was the weapon of choice for the samurai, and the law required the samurai to carry the sword. Of course, the sharpness of the sword largely affects the effectiveness o...
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What is Iaido?

What is Iaido?

zhang 11/09/2021 0
iaitō remains one of the most popular and widely used training swords in Japanese martial arts. It is used in almost all traditional martial arts of swordsmanship style, proving its popularity. Although iaitō has a metal blade, it is still considered a practice sword due to its blunt and blunt edges. So, how did this traditional Japanese sword prac...
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Question-Will the sword get moldy?

Question-Will the sword get moldy?

zhang 08/09/2021 0
Whether you are a collector or a martial arts lover, maintaining your sword is very important. From katana and wakizashi to tanto and tachi, all swords undergo regular maintenance to maintain the integrity of their appearance and structure. Although most damage is caused by rust, you may be surprised to find that the sword can also get moldy and mi...
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Why the japanese sword is folded during production

Why the japanese sword is folded during production

zhang 02/09/2021 0
Forging a traditional Japanese sword is a methodical process that takes several days to complete.The sword-making process begins with the manufacture of steel in a large melting furnace that mixes wrought iron and pig iron. The steel is then separated according to its carbon content, with low carbon steel used for the core of the blade and high car...
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Why are some swords double-edged rather than single-edged?

Why are some swords double-edged rather than single-edged?

zhang 26/08/2021 0
Traditional Japanese swords like Katana and Wakisashi are usually forged with a single blade. Of course, the blade refers to the sharp side of the blade. When using katana, Wakisashi, and other traditional Japanese swords, only one side of the blade is sharpened like a razor, while the other side becomes dull and flat. But not all swords are forged...
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Myths about japanese sword

Myths about japanese sword

zhang 14/08/2021 0
The katana is undoubtedly one of the most famous swords in the world. It uses a curved single-edged blade, which has become synonymous with high-quality craftsmanship. However, there is a lot of misinformation on the topic of katana. In this article, we will debunk some of the most common myths about the Japanese sword. 1) There is no difference be...
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Polishing the japanese sword

Polishing the japanese sword

zhang 06/08/2021 0
A traditional Japanese sword is not complete because the blade has been forged, the metal has cooled, and the soil has been removed. Polishing is a key step to complete a sword. You might think that polishing Japanese swords is a quick and simple process that can be done in just a few minutes. However, it is not. In most cases, polishing takes long...
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The 3 components of the hilt

The 3 components of the hilt

zhang 03/08/2021 0
The hilt is the part where the bottom of the sword connects with the blade. A sword includes more than a blade; it requires several other components found in the hilt.   Guard The guard(Tsuba) is an elongated metal strip located between the blade and the handle. Depending on the specific type and manufacturer of the sword, it may consist of horizon...
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