400 Year-Old Dandao Sword – MAN AT ARMS: REFORGED

Thanks to Smith & Forge Hard Cider for helping us build this episode!

Every other Monday, our team of blacksmiths and craftsman build some of your favorite weapons, and some weapons that you’ve never seen before. This week, the guys at Baltimore Knife and Sword take on a 400-year old Dandao Sword!

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Kerry Stagmer – Swordsmith and Machinist
Matt Stagmer – Swordsmith
Ilya Alekseyev – Master Armourer and Engraver
Sam Salvati – Blacksmith
Lauren Schott – Goldsmith and Casting
John Mitchell – Fabricator

Filmed on Location at Baltimore Knife and Sword

Series Creator/Executive Producer – Andy Signore

Series Executive Producer – Brent Lydic

Episode Builds Produced and Directed by CJ Schmidt

Line Producer – Phil Rogers
Production Manager – Brendan Kennedy
Office Production Coordinator – Chaurley Meneses

Director of Photography – John Hale

Story Producer — Dave Cross
1st AC/Red Cam Op – Jason Remeikis
Gaffer – Steve Scott
Grip – Danny Balsamo
Swing (Demo) – Matt Brennan
Production Coordinator – Katie Shinsato
Runner/PA – Ashley Bensel
1st AC (Red Cam) – Jeremy Hall
DIT – Christopher Mariles
Set Medic – Celeste Bowe

Edited by — Patrick Burke
Colorist – Kevin Stewart
Lead Assistant Editor – Matt Zimmel
Stunt Coordinator / Stunts – Casey Kaleba

Head of Post Production – Michael Gallagher
Post Production Supervisor – Amanda Arellano
Content Manager – James Harrold

Special thanks to Scott M. Rodell from Great River Taoist Center (grtc.org)

Additional Stunt Appearances By:
Feihong Rodell
Dai Andrews

Prop Heads By: Prop Chop Shop
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