The Art of Japanese Swordmaking

Wow, I had no idea there were only about 30 sword makers left in Japan. I mean, I suspected that it is a bit of a dying art, but I would have never have guessed that it is this low. Kinda makes one want to pick up the art and master it for the sake of keeping it alive…

Handmade Portraits: The Sword Maker from Etsy on Vimeo, care of Kotaku

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