Alabama Forge Council Bladesmithing Symposium, Michael Bell on Japanese Swords


An older article from Swordforum Magazine.

” This year, the Alabama Forge Council’s (AFC) annual Bladesmithing Symposium featured special guest Michael Bell – a swordsmith from Oregon and one of the premiere smiths working today, trained in the Japanese tradition by five-year apprenticeship under Master Swordmaker Nakajima Muneyoshi in 1970.”

The rest of the article is available here.

Article and photographs by Adrian Ko.