Monthly Archives: November 2009

Swordsmithing Dōjō 2010 School Year Schedule

This past week, we scheduled the 2010 school year for our swordsmithing school. Like we have done in the past, the school will begin the school year in April after the annual Oregon Knife Collectors Association (OKCA) Show. We have … Continue reading

Photos of Completed Tensho Koshirae

Dragonfly Forge recently completed and delivered a commissioned koshirae for a katana by top Japanese swordsmith Yoshindo Yoshihara. The photos of the project have been uploaded to our site.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art – Art of the Samurai: Japanese Arms and Armor, 1156–1868 Exhibit

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is currently featuring an outstanding exhibit: Art of the Samurai Japanese Arms and Armor, 1156–1868. The ambitious loan exhibition will bring together 214 masterpieces, including 34 National Treasures, 64 Important Cultural … Continue reading