Yu Tou Dao (魚頭刀, lit. 'Fish head sabre') or Sha Yu Tou Dao (鯊魚頭刀, lit. 'Shark head sabre') is a generic term that can be used describe any Chinese sword or polearm with a long and gradual concave clip point (a.l.a. Bowie knife). Yu Tou Dao of the Ming period almost inevitably have octagonal guards.
The bottom sword is an Ox Tail Dao (broadsword) one handed Middle Sword is a Miao Dao (Willow Leaf Saber) pride and joy of the collection a clay hardened HRC 1095 Top sword is a two handed Ox Tail Dao, heavy at 10 kilograms
In the series avatar: the last airbender, Zuko has a pair of dual dao swords. When I was making sokka's boomerang a year or two ago, I decided to make an instructable on it because nobody really showed how to make it. Well, that situation is exactly like this. Nobody has really made a very clear and simple tutorial on how to make Zuko's swords. SpicyPandaCreations made a tutorial on how to make a blue spirit costume from the show and one of the ste...
Japanese Naginata: Basically, it's a massive Knife of a Stick! This style was originally designed to disembowel horses in cases of mounted calvary assault. Longer versions were the primary weapon of female samurai!
The Dao was one of the most commonly used arms in ancient China. Dao can be described as a single-edged Chinese sword with wood wrapped handle. In Ancient China the Dao was used mainly for hand to hand combat especially for the cavalry on horseback.