Medieval Swords World Blog
The Japanese had very few choices when it comes to spears and polearms. Check out this article to learn more about these deadly and special weapons.
The nodachi is a very powerful Japanese sword. It was a feared weapon amongst mounted troops. Check out this article to become a nodachi expert.
The Nunti Bo is a very special Okinawan weapon. It combines the advantages of the Bō and the Nunti Sai. Check out this article to discover its features.
The Sai is a melee weapon developed in Okinawa. It is mainly a thrusting weapon but can be used for various actions. Check out this article to learn more.
Rust is a sword enthusiast’s greatest enemy. Check out this article to discover the 2 most effective ways of cleaning rust off your sword.
1095 carbon steel is brittle and has high hardness and strength. Should you use this steel type for your sword or katana? Let’s find out.
Katana and tachi. They look quite similar, but in reality, those are two completely different swords. In this article I will tell you how to set them apart.
Tachi, nodachi, wakizashi how can one keep track of all these types of Japanese swords? This article provides details about the swords and their meanings.
Are katanas really folded 1000 times? Let’s talk about one of the greatest myths regarding katans. Actually most people cheat about the true fold count.
You probably already heard of the SAE 1060 carbon steel. But what exactly are its advantages? Check out this article to learn more about AISI 1060 steel.
The hamon line is one of the most prominent features of a katana. But are you sure you know everything about it? Check out this article about hamon lines.