Meet the Makers: The Sword Maker
6 min • Culture • 2017
Here’s a man with a calling and the passion to go after it. Meet the maker, Eun Cheol, a swordsmith, who decided more than 20 years ago that he would revive the ancient trade of sword-making in Gyeonggi-do, South Korea. Using traditional ironmaking techniques, watch him as he welds swords following time-worn techniques of old.