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Matsunaga Genrokuro - A traditional Japanese swordsmith

Sensei Genrokuro Matsunaga, one of the few sword-smiths still using traditional methods. In order to make 1 sword, about 9kg of 'Tamahagane' (melted down iron sand) is required. After the temper folding and hammering, the final weight of the sword is usually only between 800g to 1000g.

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