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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th October 2017, 11:28 AM
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Posted By ausjulius
shape of the sheath indicates its form northern...

shape of the sheath indicates its form northern videnam. form one of the various meo groups there.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th September 2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 575
Posted By ausjulius
no problem. i just wanted to make clear the...

no problem. i just wanted to make clear the images are confusing as they dont really show what is actually being used, they are infact sharpening and polishing the blades with mounted stones and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th September 2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 631
Posted By ausjulius
thanks.. i didnt get to make a call today...

thanks.. i didnt get to make a call today .tomorrow i shall do it..
they show up a lot so they must have made more than a few and for quite some time i suspect.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th September 2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 631
Posted By ausjulius
the history of the cocos is very well documented...

the history of the cocos is very well documented by its owners whose children are alive today... there was no melanesian people on these islands.. its nothing to do with blackbirding..
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th September 2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By ausjulius
hi, no the blades are all locally made, they make...

hi, no the blades are all locally made, they make them from circular saw blades and such, there was a youtube video of somebody making one some place i saw , they also make other hale killing tools...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th September 2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By ausjulius
faroe island knives

some faroe knives

not my images
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMCt8d8DmcU
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th September 2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 575
Posted By ausjulius
thats fine glad to be of some help. i wish to...

thats fine glad to be of some help. i wish to took more pictures when i traveled , ive became selfish .ive seen these tools used in many different countries and never bothered to take a foto
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th September 2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 575
Posted By ausjulius
a grind wheel is not used for a plane and plane...

a grind wheel is not used for a plane and plane is not used for a grind wheel.

ok i shall explain how these are used .. its two different process for the making of the sword...

people forgot the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th September 2017, 06:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 575
Posted By ausjulius
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lBG652_9wl0 here...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lBG652_9wl0 here is a manually opperated machine these appeared in the 17th ceutnary i believe.
operated totally by hand
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th September 2017, 06:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 575
Posted By ausjulius
basically just imagine a wood plane but in steel...

basically just imagine a wood plane but in steel not wood
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th September 2017, 06:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 575
Posted By ausjulius
hi , you just it to shave of steel.. it works...

hi , you just it to shave of steel.. it works like a plane..
there use to be machines made called metal planers or planer mills... i think in the 1700s they were invented in france or england..
in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th September 2017, 02:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 575
Posted By ausjulius
traditional tools for blade making

here is a hand plane for shaping the steel of the blade.. in cultures that lacked files or grind wheels it was a vital too, still used today. in the philipines for example a grinding wheel is 1 us ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th September 2017, 11:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By ausjulius
hi this is a modern tourist made item

hi this is a modern tourist made item
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th September 2017, 11:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 631
Posted By ausjulius
damn.. well no more photobucket for me.. that...

damn.. well no more photobucket for me.. that site was becoming so slow and nonfunctional that it s almost useless anyway.

these knives are really quite interesting you can see images and video...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th September 2017, 11:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 631
Posted By ausjulius
hmm i did .. it vanished... ill try again should...

hmm i did .. it vanished... ill try again should be up there no. thanks
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th September 2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 631
Posted By ausjulius
sorry for those not familiar the cocos/keeling...

sorry for those not familiar the cocos/keeling island golok or knife is the one in the top with a very distinct style. if you search cocos knife or keeling knife you should find more pics.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th September 2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 631
Posted By ausjulius
cocos island knives are back

cocos island knives are back
i found this one form a recent auction in new zealand. and in fact there is another in an australian auction that looks like it might just be one as well
also in the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th September 2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,789
Posted By ausjulius
looks like the forklift hit it full force i think...

looks like the forklift hit it full force i think a gun case would have failed. must have been 1000snd kgs slammed instantly on it
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th May 2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,211
Posted By ausjulius
hello this is not a naga weapon.. it is a garo...

hello this is not a naga weapon.. it is a garo weapon from garoland ,....similar people but not naga . they still make these.. i have seen examples on youtube videos showing a cultural display in a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th April 2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 856
Posted By ausjulius
the shashka have stiff blades. the story of them...

the shashka have stiff blades. the story of them being bent 360 like that is a test of quality if you could take a handled example and in the mouth of a barrel roll the blade round to a full circle...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th February 2017, 01:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,117
Posted By ausjulius
there was in this time large numbers of both...

there was in this time large numbers of both europeans and japanee living in both burma and various kingdoms in thailand and there is dah from this time with japanese style fittings. tsuba. ect a....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th February 2017, 06:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,264
Posted By ausjulius
its newer than that its post soviet era. any are...

its newer than that its post soviet era. any are not for dancing but actually souvenir knives that have a think blade unsharpened and held with seal wax to pass stupid soviet and russian cold weapon...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th February 2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 575
Posted By ausjulius
areas of kukri production

i recently acquired some interest in kukri,

the consistency of the tourist ones and the recent heavy bladed made tourist ones are very consistent and seem almost factory consistent at some times....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th February 2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,820
Posted By ausjulius
hi, its not from tibet or mongolian. probably...

hi, its not from tibet or mongolian.
probably from some other group further east.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th May 2016, 04:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,394
Posted By ausjulius
hello it is not a powder monkeys knife.. it is...

hello it is not a powder monkeys knife..

it is a knife with "spiritual qualities" blades of metals copper, nickle silver gold and bronze and considered in these Malay cultures in Indonesia,...
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