art of the sword manifests itself in many ways: the efficiency of a well-wrought
weapon, the quality of materials, the techniques involved in forging and the
beauty of the completed sword.
Sword Arts offers a forum for discussion, learning, sharing
and enjoying the art of the sword in all its myriad forms.
Swordsmith Daniel Watson, pictured, demonstrates the process of charcoal forging
for a group of at Scarborough Faire in Texas.
consider the sword only as a weapon, a simple tool of sharp steel. But
some people can see more - the sword as art."
-- Daniel Watson, Master Swordsmith