So this is just a placeholder deviation for right now, I'm sorry. But the video is up on Youtube, and as soon as I find a good way of taking pictures for a deviation I'll replace this image I promise.
Drawing out the blade video: [link]
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This video is just going to show the method I use to draw out my katana blades. I show you what a finished blade will look like, and then proceed to show step by step how to draw a nice even curve. The next video will pick up after you've cut the blade out.
Intro to the Tutorials: [link]
Part 2- Planning & Research Tutorial: [link]
Part 3- Tools & Materials Tutorial: [link]
Part 4- Drawing out the Katana: <--- You're here!
Part 5- Shaping the Blade: [link]
Part 6- Shaping the Blade (cont.): [link]
Part 7- Laying out the Habaki: [link]
Basic Chisel Tutorial: [link]
Sageo Knot Tutorial: [link]