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Japanese katana blacksmith , Korehira Watanabe. Yes indeed! The Japanese KATANASMITH IS A WARRIOR - the dedication, loyalty & passion that he devotes in making Japaneses Steel ritualistic in the final moments of handing his SPIRIT(tool) to a samurai warrior.
Japanese katana blacksmith , Korehira Watanabe 渡辺 惟平 The art and precision in the making of a Five Body Katana, there is nothing more awe inspiring in the world of blades than these masterpieces that combine beauty with lethality... Would be amazing to acquire such a beautiful piece one day!
To practice my swordsmanship in the very birth place of code to which I owe my life. An honor hard to surpass.
TWD Day 21. my weapon of choice is a Japanese sword, Katana 刀
Closeup of katana scabbard, tsubo, and hilt
Japanese sword -katana-. The art of war. Sun Tzu said: "According as circumstances are favorable, one should modify one's plans."
One of my favorite things we learned in our Kitana seminar last year was how to draw the blade and replace it. lifeskillsma.com
Double steel triple turned hand carved steel and titanium Katana by Horimoto Kyiadi - cost 50,000 USD - one day this will sit nicely in a display case in my sword room :)
Japanese sword, Katana-100% followback at 'The Martial Guitarist'
I would never stick my katana in the ground like this, but interesting angle for the photo.
Japanese Katana Japan I'm still a geek at heart
The Japanese sword.-100% followback at 'The Martial Guitarist'