Shadow Of Leaves

Shadow Of Leaves – Oriental Weaponry Resource and Information Center Specializing in Custom Built Swords, Last Legend Swords, Dynasty Forge Swords, Antique Japanese Swords, Bladesmithing, Sword Making, Sword History, Japanese Culture, Zen, Tai-Qi, Shingen, Sword Information, Quality Equipment & Supplies, Schools, Authors, Subject Experts and Professional Organizations All Around The World.

Here are some of the topics you will find covered on this site: (Note: We are re-designing the site and adding new content and re-connecting links to other resources daily so check back soon for new stuff).

Japanese Swords

Japanese Swords

Japanese Swords Information: Katana, Wakazashi, Tanto, Kama, Naginata, Taichi, Dao, DaeDao, Armor, Kabuto, Tsuba, Fuchi, kashira, koshirae, menuki, habaki, saya, tsuka-ito, tsuka, bushido, shira-saya, ninjato, kendo, iado, bokken, zatoichi, kama,  tamishigiri,  battoh, gusari, sword stands, kake

This an excellent Japanese Sword Making video series, please enjoy.

Special thanks to Mike Crampton and all the other great people who helped make this site possible. We are still in the process of re-designing (the more you look, the more there is to do) so check back soon for new stuff. If you have any questions or would like to see something added to this site please contact us at, we would be happy to add any resources and make new friends.