Video: Turn it up to 8K if you can (you can't), because this truly awesome video of master bladesmith Tony Swatton working on a Roman Gladius Sword made from damascus steel is a treat to watch. Damascus steel is basically art in a material, the metal developing a wavy pattern as the layers get built. This sword is especially awesome because it combines a 93-layer damascus technique in the blade with a twisted grip. Phil Holland filmed the video in 8K with the upcoming RED Weapon 8K camera. You can read more about the process here.
Beyond Gorgeous Video Shows The Making Of A Damascus Steel Sword
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