Katana is one type of Japanese sword. This tutorial will explain to you how to model a katana using 3dsmax. I created this tutorial based on request in Escalight Forum. This tutorial is divided into 4 parts. The first part explains how to create a tsuba (guard), a piece of metal separate blade and grip. The second part explains how to create the blade. The third part is how to model handgrip. The last, you will learn how to texture this sword.