Nihonto No Ryu

Ricks Forged Swords- Yoshi Ichi

2 New Katana coming

Rough forged out

2 katana, forged out. One has very long kissaki and huge sori, and wide. Concept was from older katana I found in a reference book, loved the look, and came to mind while forging and too, place.

Second was to be a “standard” size katana for martial arts, cutting, but is a bit long  now, 29”, may shorten some, or not. But sori is more standard.  Hope to finish shaping and perform yakire this spring. Time and the forging gods will

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Forged spring early and late 2013.