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As my first Instructable, I'm gonna show you how to make a Shinai that looks like a Katana. Mine turned out pretty well, and I hope yours will ...
These are the materials needed for this project: - Cloth - Bamboo - Duct Tape - Sandpaper - Saw ( On another Pic ) Let's get building!
Cut the bamboo. I prefer a Katana-Styled edge ( Well, at least it's meant to be a Katana edge, 'till I realised it looks more like a Ninjato's ...
For the handle of the sword, I first wrap it around with Duct tape, and wrap that with cloth. i doubled it because I want a nice, thick ...
After you're done with your sword, sand it using Sandpaper so it becomes smooth. it will also clean splinters.
Have fun training with your new sword! And remember, although this is a Bamboo Sword, it is by no means harmless. It can still severely injure or even ...
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