Category Archives: Dojo News

News related to our swordsmithing school, Tomboyama Nihonto Tanren Dojo, Dragonfly Mountain Japanese Sword Forging School.

2009 School Year of Dragonfly Mountain Swordsmithing School Begins

As the fruit trees around the shop blossom and the everything else on Dragonfly Mountain begins to grow at a nearly unmanageable rate, Tomboyama Nihonto Tanren Dojo once again opens its doors to students. We already had our first, very … Continue reading

Announcing New Homepage for Tomboyama Nihonto Tanren Dojo, our swordsmithing school.

Our school of swordsmithing, Tomboyama Nihonto Tanren Dojo, Dragonfly Mountion Japanese Sword Forging School, now has a new website and domain name, All of the information regarding our swordsmithing school, classes, other teaching events, and anything else related will now … Continue reading

Swordsmithing School Update

Now that the leaves have begun to change color and the cooler weather of Fall begins to descend here on the southern Oregon coast, our swordsmithing school, the Tomboyama Nihonto Tanren Dojo (Dragonfly Mountain Japanese Sword Forging School), will be … Continue reading

Tomboyama Nihonto Tanren Dojo Classes for 2008

Since we began teaching formal swordsmithing courses at Dragonfly Forge, we have been very lucky to teach friendly and talented students, many of which have been able to return for more instruction at the Tomboyama Nihonto Tanren Dojo. This year’s … Continue reading

Swordsmithing School UPDATE, New Photo Galleries

This information and the photo galleries have moved to the homepage of our swordsmithing school,

Sword making classes, UPDATE

This post has moved to the homepage of our swordsmithing school,

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding The Dojo and our Courses

This list of Frequently Asked Questions has moved to the new website of our swordsmithing school,

Thank you all who vistited!

We would like to thank everyone who visited our table this past weekend at the Oregon Knife Collectors Association Show in Eugene Oregon. We would also like to thank everyone who attended our open house and grand opening at our … Continue reading

“Big Move” Completed

Last week, all of us here at Dragonfly Forge completed the most important step in our move to our new upgraded facility. We moved our 100lb Little Giant Trip Hammer, which weights about 4,000 lbs! The move went according to … Continue reading

Photos of Cable Katana Forged by Student of Swordsmithing School

These photos have moved to this website at the new homepage of our swordsmithing school.