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 be located at the new address.

Subscribers of the this site may find that they are already registered for our new site as well under the same username.  Some people may have to resubscribe for the new website, sorry for the inconvenience.

A schedule for the schools 2009 School Year will be posted online at the new site this month.  Students will be able to pay their deposits to reserve seats in the various sword-making courses at that time.

This website,, while will now serve solely to showcase our own work.

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 closing it doors until classes are planned to resume again in April of 2009. The winter weather here can make for difficult traveling conditions, and it is for this reason that we do not schedule classes during the winter months.

Read the rest of the story at the new homepage of our swordsmithing school,Tomboyama Nihonto Tanren Dojo, Dragonfly Mountain Japanese Sword Forging School.