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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd July 2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,228
Posted By KuKulzA28
CharlesS that looks lovely, great work, and...

CharlesS that looks lovely, great work, and awesome hunch you had :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th March 2019, 01:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,751
Posted By KuKulzA28
that sheath reminds me of how billhooks/machetes...

that sheath reminds me of how billhooks/machetes are often worn in Taiwan

also I found this online: http://www.huitu.com/newmedia/detail/20160106/220851968903.html

:shrug: looks similar...
Forum: Swap Forum 14th February 2019, 02:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,669
Posted By KuKulzA28
All on eBay now! 1. Mandau with hair on hilt =...

All on eBay now!
1. Mandau with hair on hilt = $900 https://www.ebay.com/itm/254123431250
2. Mandau with tooth buckle = $950 https://www.ebay.com/itm/254123436146
3. Mandau, no pisau = $600...
Forum: Swap Forum 10th January 2019, 02:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,669
Posted By KuKulzA28
1. Mandau with hair on hilt = $900 2. Mandau with...

1. Mandau with hair on hilt = $900
2. Mandau with tooth buckle = $950
3. Mandau, no pisau = $600
4. Shield = $1500

Buy all 3 plus shield for $3600
Forum: Swap Forum 10th January 2019, 02:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,284
Posted By KuKulzA28
On eBay (http://ebay.us/f3VDAg) now

On eBay (http://ebay.us/f3VDAg) now
Forum: Swap Forum 3rd January 2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,284
Posted By KuKulzA28
Oxtail saber $950 USD plus shipping

Oxtail saber $950 USD plus shipping
Forum: Swap Forum 3rd January 2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,746
Posted By KuKulzA28
Top = reserved Bottom = on eBay...

Top = reserved
Bottom = on eBay (https://www.ebay.com/itm/254052198649)

Thank you all for considering these items :)
Forum: Swap Forum 27th December 2018, 06:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,669
Posted By KuKulzA28
3 Dayak Mandau and 1 war shield for sale

Prices are in USD, shipping included afterwards

1. Mandau with hair on hilt = $1000
2. Mandau with tooth buckle = $1000
3. Mandau, no pisau = $700
4. Shield = $1500

Buy all 3 plus shield for...
Forum: Swap Forum 25th December 2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,284
Posted By KuKulzA28
Oxtail Saber (牛尾刀) for sale

I was planing on selling this blade next year, but I've been advised if it will be for sale in the future, I cannot post it in the normal forum. So here we go, I'll post it up for sale early. This...
Forum: Swap Forum 22nd December 2018, 01:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,746
Posted By KuKulzA28
Top = Reserved/on hold Bottom = $250 USD :)

Top = Reserved/on hold
Bottom = $250 USD :)
Forum: Swap Forum 7th December 2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,746
Posted By KuKulzA28
Top = Reserved/on hold Bottom = $280 USD

Top = Reserved/on hold
Bottom = $280 USD
Forum: Swap Forum 28th November 2018, 02:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,746
Posted By KuKulzA28
more pictures

more pictures
Forum: Swap Forum 25th November 2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,746
Posted By KuKulzA28
Taiwanese Atayal headhunting Machetes for sale

Both of these are handforged Atayal style machetes from Taiwan. These used to be the prized possessions of tribesmen, used for survival and headhunting. In Atayal (dayan) they are often called lalau...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th April 2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,409
Posted By KuKulzA28
In addition to wrist protection it makes canting...

In addition to wrist protection it makes canting the wrist awkward. I believe, like in kris/sundang with similar (but smaller) protrusions, it encourages a certain hand hold when cutting, likely the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th February 2018, 03:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,773
Posted By KuKulzA28
I've made things out of palm wood... what I've...

I've made things out of palm wood... what I've seen is the outer part is darker and harder and the inner part lighter and more pithy/crumbly I think...

many older examples of clubs, bows, etc all...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th April 2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,720
Posted By KuKulzA28
Interesting thread... I have definitely seen some...

Interesting thread... I have definitely seen some of these old photos, very cool to speculate about the journeys some of these swords/status symbols must have been taken on.

Side-note: Sword-play...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st February 2017, 04:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,231
Posted By KuKulzA28
Looks like a old, fancily furnished sugarcane...

Looks like a old, fancily furnished sugarcane knife. Common in Caribbean and parts of Latin America.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th January 2017, 06:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,109
Posted By KuKulzA28
The second knife with the wrapping on the sheath...

The second knife with the wrapping on the sheath reminds me of the type of wrapping often used by the Taiwanese aborigines of the western plains (Ping Pu) esp. with Han influence.

The mouth of the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th October 2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 64,279
Posted By KuKulzA28
Reminds me of the cross-section of many Dayak...

Reminds me of the cross-section of many Dayak parangs, concave on the inside. Maybe it improves the chopping potential of the club if used to strike on a particular trajectory? After all these bladed...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd October 2016, 01:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,340
Posted By KuKulzA28
Hey y'all, so I contacted the Peabody-Essex...

Hey y'all, so I contacted the Peabody-Essex Museum... looks like they're in a period of expansion and have cut down drastically on collection visits.

However, Gordon at the PEM has graciously taken...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th September 2016, 05:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,340
Posted By KuKulzA28
Thanks for the additional tips guys... Talked...

Thanks for the additional tips guys...

Talked with MassWildlife and read up on MA hunting laws... This firearm would fall into a weird category of being a muzzleloader pistol and because it doesn't...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th September 2016, 11:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,156
Posted By KuKulzA28
More great insights... Just wondering, is the...

More great insights...

Just wondering, is the powder 'horn' made of multiple pieces of wood? 4 for the sides and 1 for the base? 1 that acts as a deep "dish"/container and 1 as a flat covering,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th September 2016, 10:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,340
Posted By KuKulzA28
Thanks for the info guys, I'm intently awaiting...

Thanks for the info guys, I'm intently awaiting pictures and Specs!

I will go the flintlock route because local laws forbid hunting with matchlock and I want to hunt with this Taiwanese style...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st September 2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,867
Posted By KuKulzA28
Just wondering... is it stone bladed aputu or...

Just wondering... is it stone bladed aputu or stone axes you're looking for?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st August 2016, 05:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,867
Posted By KuKulzA28
I don't have scans of old book drawings, but do...

I don't have scans of old book drawings, but do you mean this kind?
Stone ax blade set in, glued, and then bound to the side of a robust shaft.
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