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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 09:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 724
Posted By Sajen
Hello Russel, I am sure that you have given the...

Hello Russel,

I am sure that you have given the gunong some maintenance in the meanwhile. Please can you post some pictures of the piece in the state it is now?

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th October 2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 273
Posted By Sajen
Thank you! Not my area of collecting but a good...

Thank you! Not my area of collecting but a good dagger IMVHO!

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th October 2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By Sajen
Nice piece, congrats! A BB is on my wish list...

Nice piece, congrats! A BB is on my wish list already long!

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th October 2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By Sajen
Gorgeous! Thank you for sharing! :)

Gorgeous! Thank you for sharing! :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th October 2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 273
Posted By Sajen
Hello Marcus, you are willing to show us the...

Hello Marcus,

you are willing to show us the blade? Sorry, can't help by the script! :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th October 2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By Sajen
Don't look african to my eyes. Wild guess since I...

Don't look african to my eyes. Wild guess since I know nothing about it, could it be a rehilted japanese yari (speer point)?

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th October 2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 667
Posted By Sajen
Without beeing a chemist I am aware that oils...

Without beeing a chemist I am aware that oils could be very different so I write obove that all sorts of natural oil had feed the touched parts with it.

And I never "bath" it with oil but rub it...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th October 2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 443
Posted By Sajen
Thank you for posting, very interesting! :)...

Thank you for posting, very interesting! :)

Putin look very bored! :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th October 2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 667
Posted By Sajen
I use linseed oil for wooden and also horn hilts...

I use linseed oil for wooden and also horn hilts and scabbards of my ethnograhic weapons even for the nice finish (yes, it make the wood/horn darker, see the different here:...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th October 2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By Sajen
Hello Dave, don't understand that nobody have...

Hello Dave,

don't understand that nobody have given a comment until now. Also when it don't seems to be a antique knife it seems to have a good age, the laminated blade is a good sign! :) Nice one...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th October 2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 667
Posted By Sajen
Indeed! :shrug:

Indeed! :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th October 2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By Sajen
Hello Shakethetrees, very good cleaning job of...

Hello Shakethetrees,

very good cleaning job of the blade, ready for etching. I think that this barong is much later as the other one, 1930 or later but a very nice one. From which material is the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th October 2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By Sajen
Wow Blue, very interesting thread. First time...

Wow Blue, very interesting thread. First time that I read about Hmong blacksmith in Cacao. Great to have a knife with this provenance!

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 9th October 2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,022
Posted By Sajen
Hello Alan, you ask a not easy to answer...

Hello Alan,

you ask a not easy to answer question, special regarding the influence of the Islam upon the the Javanese cultural perception of the keris since I know not enough about the Javanese...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th October 2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By Sajen
Hi Charles, thank you for...

Hi Charles,

thank you for explanation/clarification! :)

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th October 2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By Sajen
Hello Charles, wouln't mean that this a...

Hello Charles,

wouln't mean that this a shandigan blade?

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th October 2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By Sajen
Hello Shakethetrees, I am not an expert but I...

Hello Shakethetrees,

I am not an expert but I think your beauty is a 19th century shandigan barung in very good condition. To my knowledge Moro blades were etched originally so it woudn't be a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th October 2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 466
Posted By Sajen
Hi Maurice, so we have agreement! :)...

Hi Maurice,

so we have agreement! :)

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th October 2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 667
Posted By Sajen
Hello Robert, nice to read that you are happy...

Hello Robert,

nice to read that you are happy with it! I also use liseed oil but haven't used it by my Bontoc shields because it will darken the surface. My one is as well very dry and I've done...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th October 2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 466
Posted By Sajen
Hi Maurice, oh, I am a native german! :D But...

Hi Maurice,

oh, I am a native german! :D But like you said before, it will be a matter of personal taste! :) I think it is just a cord wrapping, nobody will see from whom it's done! ;)
Agree with...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th October 2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 466
Posted By Sajen
I am with Charles, the blade is beautiful and...

I am with Charles, the blade is beautiful and wouldn't be surprised when it will show twistcore in the fullers. So I don't see any reason to let the blade in this poor condition with some fresh rust...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th October 2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 555
Posted By Sajen
Thank you, good news! :cool:

Thank you, good news! :cool:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th October 2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 555
Posted By Sajen
Hello Shakethetrees, I've used boot polish on...

Hello Shakethetrees,

I've used boot polish on some of my leather sheaths. The have get a nice look again. Was it a mistake? I think what is good for my shoes can't be wrong for the scabbards. ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th October 2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 410
Posted By Sajen
Here one which was sold not so long ago by ebay....

Here one which was sold not so long ago by ebay. I believe that this one is from the same time frame.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th October 2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By Sajen
Hello Timo, by example #5 I would try to remove...

Hello Timo,

by example #5 I would try to remove the plating. No. 6 could be a Palawan barong IMHO.

Regards,
Detlef
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