Or craftspeople, if you prefer.
No fancy tools, no fancy techniques. Working from a blueprint that was lost hundreds of years ago. It's people like this who do awe-inspiring things. Even when the path they choose to take is unwise, or unpopular.
Korehira Watanabe has worked for 40 years to try to make his dream, and it's only in the past 5 that he's gotten close. That's dedication.
There's also something to be said for the sense of tradition Master Watanabe is trying to instill through his craft. Enriching society by eschewing trends or modern technique.
Watch and learn. There's tons of lessons in here for everyone.
All of my family members opposed the idea because they didn't think I could make a living. They told me, 'don't ever come back home if you want to be a sword maker.'