This 5-day sword forging class is an advanced course for those select few who want to stretch the limit of their bladesmithing experience. Graduates of this course will complete a sword that will surpass ALL other swords in the world in terms of durability and cutting performance. This is the only course in which Murray will reveal the most guarded secrets of traditional Japanese bladesmithing. Prerequisite -- one of the following: 301, 302, 500. Travel and lodging are at student's expense.