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Posted by
Hiro (Kyoto, Japan) on 17 January 2019 in Lifestyle & Culture.

The result of the work. The sword has not been completed yet. Long processes still remain.
October 7, 2018 @藤森神社

Canon EOS 70D 1/80 second F/9.0

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Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle pièce de fer terminée superbe le résultat génial
Belle journée

17 Jan 2019 6:00am

omid from mashhad, Iran

Amazing !!!

17 Jan 2019 6:23am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

The result is certainly handsome.

17 Jan 2019 6:28am

jpla from St Barthélémy, France

Joli résultat

17 Jan 2019 6:52am

dobbino from Cape Town, South Africa

Not sure what this is, but it looks interesting!

17 Jan 2019 7:11am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

It rocks in B&W.

17 Jan 2019 7:16am

yoshimiparis from France

the sword is not over yet ...
is it with this matter that a sword will be formed, worked?

17 Jan 2019 7:24am

@yoshimiparis: Yes, you're right. A sword will be formed with this matter.

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

It is a difficult job. It requires experience and patience.

17 Jan 2019 8:32am

@Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia): Exactly, yes. If you want to be a master, visit here. All Japan Swordsmith Association Web site.

Libouton Martine from Bousval, Belgium

Une belle capture !

17 Jan 2019 9:13am

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

I think there is still a lot of work and effort to make this iron heap a beautiful sword!

17 Jan 2019 9:43am

@mo.langel: If you are interested in Swordsmithing, visit https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_swordsmithing.

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

So interesting to see this work Hiro.

17 Jan 2019 10:11am

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

Very interesting too see, how much layers are now in this steel.

17 Jan 2019 11:33am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Oh ...it doesn't look like a sword there ...great capture !

17 Jan 2019 11:36am

existence artistique from Angers, France


17 Jan 2019 11:36am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

lots of folded layers to give the sword supple strength. excellent series

17 Jan 2019 11:48am

@grouser: Oh, you know Japanese KATANA very much !

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I like the strong details

17 Jan 2019 1:43pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

A time-labored process that will pay off in the end. Nice tones and textures.

17 Jan 2019 1:58pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Thank you for the very interesting link!

17 Jan 2019 2:00pm

Devi from Chennai, India

A real tough job here !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

17 Jan 2019 2:45pm

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

The same technique is used for good quality knives and swords here

17 Jan 2019 3:17pm

Nadine from Le Sud......, France

comme un beau livre avec ses pages - bon rendu

17 Jan 2019 4:18pm

Don from Spokane, United States

An amazing process.k

17 Jan 2019 4:43pm

Claudiel from belgium, Belgium

Very interesting

17 Jan 2019 5:04pm

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Superbe résultat.

17 Jan 2019 6:48pm

Adela Fonts from Bar Grcelona, Spain

Dark and magnificent texture!

17 Jan 2019 10:11pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

The texture is excellent.

17 Jan 2019 10:53pm

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

not a pretty sight yet, but I'm sure the strength has been built in so that the beauty can be added

17 Jan 2019 11:42pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

You can see all of the layers. I can imagine that it takes many hours to complete.

17 Jan 2019 11:54pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

You can see the many folds they accomplished to start the process. That's the secret to strength of the finished blade.

18 Jan 2019 12:20am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

An excellent series I much enjoyed. Thank you.

18 Jan 2019 12:21am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

I'm not sure what we are looking at but it's an interesting series.

18 Jan 2019 1:54am

Sam from Chennai, India

Highly skilled work of a great master. Wonderful textures and details in this black and white shot. :)

18 Jan 2019 6:14pm