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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th June 2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,165
Posted By capt.smash
Hi Ariel i use plain old european pine resin, it...

Hi Ariel i use plain old european pine resin, it is easy to source.As for the colour i use very fine brick dust witch makes a dark brown product or you could add powdered charcoal to darken or ochre...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th June 2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,165
Posted By capt.smash
May i suggest cuttlers resin it is probably what...

May i suggest cuttlers resin it is probably what was used originaly and has been used for hundreds of years by many cultures. It is simple to make and though the ingredients change slightly...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th November 2008, 11:16 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,742
Posted By capt.smash
Found the fellow.Note the silver bands on the top...

Found the fellow.Note the silver bands on the top swords scabbard and silver fittings on the handle are replacements.The stirrups and handles are original just restored[the bottom swords stirrups are...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th November 2008, 07:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,742
Posted By capt.smash
Hi some time ago i braught two kris from the USA...

Hi some time ago i braught two kris from the USA that claimed to be army bring backs ....they were both heavily coated in Cosmoline witch was a nightmare to remove but gave the "bringback" claim a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th December 2006, 12:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,799
Posted By capt.smash
Thumbs up Hello Paul welcome to the forums i realy hope...

Hello Paul welcome to the forums i realy hope people can help you with this interesting subject.Haveing seen an example of your work i can testify it is of the finest quality and i know you would...
Forum: Swap Forum 13th December 2006, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,850
Posted By capt.smash
reply

you have mail. :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th October 2005, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,087
Posted By capt.smash
Hi Ariel it was me who won this lovely knife...

Hi Ariel it was me who won this lovely knife sorry if i outbid you :) got to be indonesian surely..interested in comments.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th May 2005, 04:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,447
Posted By capt.smash
I have received it now and it is sharp and the...

I have received it now and it is sharp and the blade is laminated :) [no damascus pattern though]some 1 has cleaned the blade bright through some process ....im going to try some lemon juice etch to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd May 2005, 11:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,447
Posted By capt.smash
Thanks guys exellent replys,very interesting :)

Thanks guys exellent replys,very interesting :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st May 2005, 06:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,447
Posted By capt.smash
Hi :) im not sure yet how sharp it is as it...

Hi :) im not sure yet how sharp it is as it hasnt arived yet.It was the sugestion of wootz that made me go for it :) but now ive looked at the pics again im not optomistic.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st May 2005, 04:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,447
Posted By capt.smash
I think its just the angle the blade is 28"

I think its just the angle the blade is 28"
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st May 2005, 04:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,447
Posted By capt.smash
HI guys thanks for the replys :) i havent...

HI guys thanks for the replys :) i havent actualy got my hands on this yet i braught it on impulse....however the more i look at it now the more i suspect that it is newer than i thaught...its just...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th May 2005, 08:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,447
Posted By capt.smash
Thanks Aqtai thats exellent :) thank you.

Thanks Aqtai thats exellent :) thank you.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th May 2005, 06:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,447
Posted By capt.smash
Tulwar markings?

Hi all :D , can anybody translate the inscription on this tulwar blade?Also can anybody tell me anything about the makers marks? :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th May 2005, 09:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,860
Posted By capt.smash
I had a last min snipe bid but i didnt go high...

I had a last min snipe bid but i didnt go high enough[i suspect not nearly high enough :) ]....IMHO it went quite cheep.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th May 2005, 08:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,710
Posted By capt.smash
Awsome blade jacob ...looks like a nice pammor...

Awsome blade jacob ...looks like a nice pammor ..any chance of more clearer pics? :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th May 2005, 04:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,329
Posted By capt.smash
To me this looks like a young boy mabe this is...

To me this looks like a young boy mabe this is why the blade looks so big?And what about the burns to his face muzzle flash?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th April 2005, 11:00 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,389
Posted By capt.smash
Hi guys ive just got a new project blade to work...

Hi guys ive just got a new project blade to work on,its in bad shape with no sign of contrasting pamor.....but does show a layered pattern.Its seems unusualy thick and heavy to me.I got this...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd April 2005, 06:00 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,389
Posted By capt.smash
Have you tried it out yet? :)

Have you tried it out yet? :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th April 2005, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,857
Posted By capt.smash
Bargain mate :) nice item i like the patterning...

Bargain mate :) nice item i like the patterning on the back.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th April 2005, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,298
Posted By capt.smash
Hiya Tom :) yeah Bullova is the one ;) i am...

Hiya Tom :) yeah Bullova is the one ;) i am familiar with these by sight [example shown below],i was unsure wether or not my particular shaped blade would fall into this category or not?but there...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th April 2005, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,298
Posted By capt.smash
Pattern welded Indian axe.

Hi guys i recently won this Indian axe[im asumeing its Indian it has an Indian look to it] and cant reseist shareing it with you even though it hasent actualy arived yet :) .Does anyone know what...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th April 2005, 08:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,333
Posted By capt.smash
Thanks conogre :) TBH im surprised it didnt go...

Thanks conogre :) TBH im surprised it didnt go for a higher price....imlooking forward to getting my hands on it ;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th April 2005, 04:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,333
Posted By capt.smash
I think the best policy is if in doubt dont...

I think the best policy is if in doubt dont bid,there are some nice items going though if you are prapared to look hard enough i won this indian axe today look at the cool pattern welding on the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th April 2005, 11:09 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,389
Posted By capt.smash
Two products i know for removeing oils are...

Two products i know for removeing oils are cellulos thinners and panel whipe[alittle milder] these are both used in the auto paint industry and are standard products ,i used panel whipe on the bali...
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