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The Swordmaking Tutorial: Pt 7

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The Swordmaking Tutorial: Part 7 (Painting and Glossing)

Have you ever asked yourself "How do I make a sword?"more pricesely a katana. Well If you have asked that question then I am here to help you answer that. This swordmaking Tutorial will cover everything you need to know about swordmaking. It has an attractive layout, easily readable discriptions, easier to understand discriptions and step by step pictures to know which process you are at. These swordmaking tutorials are aimed towards swordmakers and propmakers, however anybody is free to use them at their own leisure to try swordmaking.

Right were almost at the end of swordmaking. When you are tottally sure everything I mean all the parts of your sword are free from dust and grime and that all details are correct, that you may comence painting. Remember you put white primer first to bring out the colours of the spray paint. Then you use gloss to seal the colours of the spray paint. You have got to make sure not to over spray the sword that you start seeing drips. Take your time spray one coat and wait for that one to dry before spraying again. You have got to make sure the consitency of the paint if flawless throughout the sword. Once all the parts are painted your all ready to move on the final stage where you fix everything together.

:target: The Swordmaking Tutorial: Part 1 (Tools and Equipment) [link]
:target: The Swordmaking Tutorial: Part 2 (Planning and Drawing) [link]
:target: The Swordmaking Tutorial: Part 3 (Cutting out the Sword) [link]
:target: The Swordmaking Tutorial: Part 4 (Cutting out the Tsuba) [link]
:target: The Swordmaking Tutorial: Part 5 (Sharpening the Sword) [link]
:target: The Swordmaking Tutorial: Part 6 (Sculpting the Details) [link]
:target: The Swordmaking Tutorial: Part 7 (Painting and Glossing) [link]
:target: The Swordmaking Tutorial: Part 8 (Constructing the Sword) [link]
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What kind of paint for swordmaking