Forge your very own Japanese kogatana (small blade) with an artisan swordsmith. Learn about the traditional blade-forging process, which uses the same materials and techniques as a full-size katana. At the end of the experience, take the beautiful product of your creation home with you.Meet your friendly and knowledgeable swordsmith at the forge, and begin your hands-on smithing lesson. Begin to work away at transforming raw metal into a delicate instrument of your design as the expert swordsmith guides the process with a steady hand.Pick up a wealth of knowledge on the traditional craft, including the precise nature of the materials and how the process scales up when producing a full-sized Japanese sword. In between sweaty forging sessions, marvel at the natural beauty of the Kameoka region, which has served as a filming site for many Japanese films. At the end of your artisan crafting session, take home your very own kogatana to cherish forever.

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Private Short sword-making experience  “Tamahagane Plan”

Forge your Japanese kogatana (small blade) with an only one artisan swordsmith in Kyoto. Learn about the traditional blade-forging process, which uses the same materials and techniques as a full-size katana. At the end of the experience, you can take the beautiful product of your creation home with
39,000
Masahiro Tantoujou Sword Forge
Ishishiki-32-1 Honmechō Nishikaya, Kameoka-shi, Kyōto-fu 621-0255, Japan
08:30-17:30