how do you wrap the handle of a sword so you get the cool diamond pattern you see on katanas???

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tlbuck205 years ago
Try this...

http://www.tsukamaki.net/tsuka/
fbunnee5 years ago
This is my take on doing a basic Tsukamaki, hope it helps :)

http://forum.sword-buyers-guide.com/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=6825



very confusing, some $#!% about rice is less confusing than this one (i don't know what the f&ck the rice is about but it's cool
If you wait a few days I am making a instructable on how to make one.
Camisado8 years ago
armourkris8 years ago
there are a few different ways to get that look. http://pages.prodigy.net/tlbuck/tsuka/tsuka.htm is where i first learned how. it gives a good overview of a few different styles and finishing knots.
doing a Google search for Tsuka Maki will brink up a bunch of other sites and a few videos.
frollard8 years ago
There are plenty of wraps for handles. the way I've seen is while wrapping diagonally with a webbed ribbon, at each wrap, give the ribbon a 180 twist, to give it a cross. Repeat ad nauseum.