Japanese Forging its roots in Sword making

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Japanese forging history goes back to 4th century Japan when craftsman started pounding on hot metal to create swords used by Samurai warriors.

Images of traditional sword forging in Japan:

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and more pounding

It was a time of war in Japan.  Exceptional swords had names and carried the stories of wars and battles handed down for generations.

They pounded on hot metal to make these:

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Samurai warriors took care of them and their blades were kept in perfect shape.  Ready for any battle.

It was said that some exceptional swords made by elite craftsman carried spiritual powers enabling a Samurai to win under tough circumstances.

Warriors wore armours:

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Heavy armors to protect them from the blades of the sharpest and strongest swords.

The forging craftsman poured their heart and soul in creating the finest swords to help their lords win battles for the people.

It is the passion and dedication of the craftsmen passed on to generations after generations.

The heart and soul of the craftsman are absorbed in the metal that they hit and create thus producing the magical effect on the forged product.

Japanese forging is not just a piece of metal pounded down from a block of steel.

The product forged by Japanese craftsmen has the heart and soul to win.

Japanese forged golf heads are forged with such passion, heart and soul of each craftsmen to produce the best feel and shot making intended by the person who swings it.

When the skill of the golfer and the magic of the forged head becomes one, the result is a perfect shot.

Many knows the quality of Miura and EPON heads.  Many don’t know the story behind Japanese forging.

They don’t screw around.  It is not just a show.  It is an art waiting for you to bring to life.

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JD

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