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1,000 Swordmaking Cuts: August Events at the Kingfisher Woodworks

By James Goedkoop, B.A.




1,000 Swordmaking Cuts: August Events at the Kingfisher Woodworks

This article describes the developments in the Kingfisher shop that came out of an order of wooden swords by Warner Studios for the Hollywood production, “The Last Samurai.” Excellent photography and text describe in detail the woodworker’s craft, including shop setup and the importance of seasons for quality lighting.

SOURCE: Journal of Asian Martial Arts, Vol. 12 No. 2 (2003): 8 pages.


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