This detailed guide on the Oakeshott typology will help you classify swords in well-known categories. Find out more about the Oakeshott typology now.
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.
Never heard of the point of balance? That’s a shame! The point of balance is one of the most overlooked aspects of swords and katanas. Learn about it now!
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.