Twin Dao Swords Dated: circa 18th century Culture: Chinese Medium: steel, copper, silk, wood, leather Source: Copyright © 2016 Historical Arms & Armor

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8-Ring Dao Sword, c. 1900, captured during Boxer Uprising. Chinese, blade length 57cm, 5cm wide at base, widening to 10cm.

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Close Up: Twin Dao Swords Dated: circa 18th century Culture: Chinese Medium: steel, copper, silk, wood, leather

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Japanese Naginata: Basically, it's a massive Knife of a Stick! This style was originally designed to disembowel horses in cases of mounted calvary assault. Longer versions were the primary weapon of female samurai!

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In the series avatar: the last airbender, Zuko has a pair of dual dao swords. When I was making sokka's boomerang a year or two ago, I decided to make an instructable on it because nobody really showed how to make it. Well, that situation is exactly like this. Nobody has really made a very clear and simple tutorial on how to make Zuko's swords. SpicyPandaCreations made a tutorial on how to make a blue spirit costume from the show and one of the ste...

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Yu Tou Dao (魚頭刀, lit. 'Fish head sabre') or Sha Yu Tou Dao (鯊魚頭刀, lit. 'Shark head sabre') is a generic term that can be used describe any Chinese sword or polearm with a long and gradual concave clip point (a.l.a. Bowie knife). Yu Tou Dao of the Ming period almost inevitably have octagonal guards.

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