Discussion in 'Armory & Military' started by kenji_ozi, Aug 16, 2011.
I'm from Vietnam. This is my first post. Nice to meet you
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Those are really beautiful. I thought they were full size swords! Beautiful workmanship.
hello very nice built, it looks like a original Katana!!
It's like to see on a picture,
actually separates into its constituent parts?
as the blade is made from aluminum foil?
Is the daisho stand paper too ??
dewa mata (japanese for "see you")
Thank u so much. If I had the chance, I hope to see you. Where are U from ???
Thank U. When I finished all details, I graft it like this
Daisho stand was made by white wood. I make the piece of wood. Drawing on them and then use a small saw to shape. :mrgreen:
RED DRAGON KATANA
I am from the state of Connecticut, the the U.S.A..tooth1
I sure would be interested in knowing how you make those blades, being a machinist myself.
Hi kenji_ozi! Nice work! When I was in Vietnam, admiring the Vietnamese handicrafts.
I'm speak English not very well then I feel it's hard to explain to you step by step to make the blades... sign1sign1sign1
1st: cnc machines used to cut steel blade
2nd: use this tool to sharpening
3rd: Steel baked in different time
4nd: use the tool to sharpening again
I lost 4 days to make a blade. Handmade 100%
Vietnam lacks many of the tools so I have to do more handicraft
You aren't kidding when you say handmade. Then, the blade is polished steel, not chrome plated??
Thank U.My friend live in Hungary. This is beatiful country of the world. I hope I can go there. Nice to meet U :mrgreen::mrgreen::mrgreen:
Yeah, I'm sure. Japanese can sharpening by hand so I can do that. :mrgreen::mrgreen::mrgreen:
@kenji_ozi. I have many vietnamese friend & business partner in Budapest, because my wife is Vietnamese girl :mrgreen:. Long ago, my wife lived in Hue City.
Someday , I hope , I would return there.
Hand polishing steel to that brightness means that you have a very high quality steel and very good metal working skills. Do you know what hardness steel you are making the blades too? Not really important as you are not fighting with them. Just curious. Do you shape the blades by cutting or do you heat treat the curve into the glade? Again, just curious.
Thank Zathros for your compliment. Blade after cutting by cnc machine is not as hard as expected. So I baked it in a different time to increase the hardness. The Hardness same a kinves. Sword not follow the traditional Japanese way. I just made a model sword like the katana but it can not hard like a real katana :cry:
It is beautiful enough and looks jut like what are looking at, a beautiful sword. I am an admirer of metal working also. You have combined the various mediums and have made something special.
I'd like to show U my Brandnew Katana...
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