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Tamahagane steel

Posted: Wed Sep 07, 2011 11:50 am
by Geordie Ross
Hi folks I found this interesting video clip on the net about tamahagane forging process and I now understand why is sooooo expensive haha if the link doesn't work search "KATANA (samurai sword)" in google vids and enjoy ;)
http://www.google.co.uk/m/url?client=sa ... teB2ZL971A

Re: Tamahagane steel

Posted: Wed Sep 07, 2011 2:33 pm
by the blade master
sorry geordie the links kaput all you get is the log on page ;)
is it this one

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wDbg1aikq1I

Re: Tamahagane steel

Posted: Wed Sep 07, 2011 2:47 pm
by Geordie Ross
Nope it's a different one, I edited the link, see if that one works, the actual clip is called "KATANA (samurai sword)" it shows the traditional methods and skill of the smithy

Re: Tamahagane steel

Posted: Wed Sep 07, 2011 3:00 pm
by the blade master
just tried it geordie seems to be fine now loved that katana with the carved dragon its a beauty for sure
got a couple similar with carved dragons on them not as expensive tho

Re: Tamahagane steel

Posted: Wed Sep 07, 2011 4:01 pm
by Geordie Ross
Aye they are art! Lol it's takes more than 15 people over 6 month to make one tamahagane sword :|