See the forging of a Japanese style blade from a worn out old rifle barrel. By inserting a mild steel rod into the bore and forge welding them together, blacksmith Walter Sorrells duplicates the metallurgical principle behind the construction of ancient Japanese blades. This second video in the series shows the clay hardening and polishing of the blade.

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Tactix Armory: http://www.tactixarmory.com
Sword making videos: http://www.waltersorrellsblades.com
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Barrel to Blade: Making a Japanese Style Blade from a Worn-out Smokepole – Pt. 2

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