Video: Handcrafting a Sword from Ore to Beautiful Finished Product

   11.22.16

Ever wonder what it takes to build a katana from scratch? And by scratch, we mean nothing but dirt, a hot fire and some ash. Well, in this video, you can see every step that goes into crafting one of these beautiful swords.

This might be the coolest thing you see all day, so sit back and enjoy.

It’s a very long and grueling process, but when you’re all done, you’re left with a pretty bad-ass sword! (Luckily the video is a timelapse or you would be here all night.)

Watch the video to see all the steps and man hours that go into this thing! Everything is completely handcrafted, right down to the sheath. The attention to detail on the blade is especially stunning.

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