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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 16th March 2012, 05:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,022
Posted By Boedhi Adhitya
Thank you for your warm welcome, Pak Alan and...

Thank you for your warm welcome, Pak Alan and David. Yes, it's happened that life has brought me here to The Land of Oz.

Well, I might say, keris terminology has been in chaos lately, especially...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 15th March 2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,022
Posted By Boedhi Adhitya
David, I understand your confusion. In the old...

David,
I understand your confusion. In the old days this kind of keris would be called "keris sajen" or "keris majapahit", but I reckon recently a new terminology arise and call it as "puthut sajen"...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th April 2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,323
Posted By Boedhi Adhitya
Sorry for being late on replying your post, Pak...

Sorry for being late on replying your post, Pak Alan. When you travel abroad through 5 countries in 3 weeks, you may have something else as your top priorities. Packing and unpacking for sure :)

...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th April 2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,323
Posted By Boedhi Adhitya
As I know it here in Java, this kind of pamor in...

As I know it here in Java, this kind of pamor in blumbangan called 'tlaga membeng'. "Tlaga" means lake, (much bigger than "blumbang"= pond/fishing pond), "membeng" is rippling water, the effect you...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th June 2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,210
Posted By Boedhi Adhitya
Hello Neo, Some pictures would certainly help,...

Hello Neo,

Some pictures would certainly help, but I believe not as much as you would need. And anyway, you may find that the definition on pamor meteor, Luwu, sanak, etc would differ from one...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 4th March 2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,578
Posted By Boedhi Adhitya
I believe the very basic 'idea' of Kopi Luwak is...

I believe the very basic 'idea' of Kopi Luwak is the wild luwak would only pick the ripe coffee beans for his dinner. When the luwak is put on cage and feed by human, then the 'luwak-picked coffee...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd October 2009, 09:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,680
Posted By Boedhi Adhitya
The Division of Java : Yogyakarta - Surakarta

Regading the division of Java, please read the good book 'Jogjakarta under Sultan Mangkubumi 1749-1792', by M.C Ricklefs, published by Oxford University Press (1974) based on Ricklefs' Ph.D thesis,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th October 2009, 04:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,688
Posted By Boedhi Adhitya
A good and complete tombak blade should have...

A good and complete tombak blade should have methuk, a cylindrical base that hold the blade so it will not get into the shaft's hole and break the shaft upon impact. It might be made separatly or...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 10th October 2009, 03:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,856
Posted By Boedhi Adhitya
Or perhaps, Kantjing Kulina (kancing kulina....

Or perhaps, Kantjing Kulina (kancing kulina. kancing=button of garment (Bahasa) or key/padlock (Java). kulina (jav)=something ones do often so it becomes a habit and gain proficiency).

I think I've...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 26th January 2008, 03:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,818
Posted By Boedhi Adhitya
Hi all, Last year in Museum National Jakarta,...

Hi all,

Last year in Museum National Jakarta, fragments of crucible found in archeological excavation were exhibited. Some of them labeled 'iron crucible', (others are gold and copper crucibles)...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th January 2008, 07:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,318
Posted By Boedhi Adhitya
Did you mean you had yours named Kyai Konang, too...

Did you mean you had yours named Kyai Konang, too ? :D Regarding the one which belongs to the member of this forum, I'm sure it is still in his hand, and he paid an appropriate 'dowry' for it, by...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th January 2008, 07:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,318
Posted By Boedhi Adhitya
Cool I'm afraid not, Pakana. I've seen Kiyai Konang,...

I'm afraid not, Pakana. I've seen Kiyai Konang, and the story of it exactly as yo've already written. The daughter of the 'original owner' inherited it. Yes, it has 13 luks. Pusaka's tombak is good,...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th January 2008, 07:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,933
Posted By Boedhi Adhitya
Thank you, Mandaukudi, for posting additional...

Thank you, Mandaukudi, for posting additional pictures. Definitely, the mistery solved. You're very lucky getting those gold mendak! Test it thoroughly, though, as the balls might be made of gold,...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th January 2008, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,657
Posted By Boedhi Adhitya
Mas Ganja, are you sure it is a clear Pylox paint...

Mas Ganja, are you sure it is a clear Pylox paint ? If anything fail, I suggest you could try Auto-paint thinner, usually under the brand 'Thinner ND', red can with yellow letter marking. Very...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th December 2007, 03:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,311
Posted By Boedhi Adhitya
Yes, Pak Alan, I understand your point. We are on...

Yes, Pak Alan, I understand your point. We are on the same train, and if there are some minor differences, surely because we see through a different angle, as you are sitting on the different seat....
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 18th December 2007, 06:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,311
Posted By Boedhi Adhitya
Yes, Pak Alan. The division of Java had put deep...

Yes, Pak Alan. The division of Java had put deep rivalry between the branches, much until now. The rivalry extended to virtually anything, and there are real differences in art/culture, tradition,...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 16th December 2007, 04:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,311
Posted By Boedhi Adhitya
Thank you, Pak Alan, for remind me that keris...

Thank you, Pak Alan, for remind me that keris have always been commodity. Yes, it is, it was and it will. We both know that keris as a product could be divided roughly into two groups: Keris Gramen...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 14th December 2007, 05:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,311
Posted By Boedhi Adhitya
You are correct, we are not seeing the same...

You are correct, we are not seeing the same sources, while both sources claimed for quoting it from the same sources (Empu Djeno).

On my note are :
Nyilak Waja kapisan (1) > Ngilap (1)> Ndudut pesi...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 14th December 2007, 02:03 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,311
Posted By Boedhi Adhitya
Dear Michel, I'm afraid my note wasn't published....

Dear Michel,
I'm afraid my note wasn't published. I recall there is another published note regarding keris making, by Museum Sonobudoyo Yogyakarta. Only a small booklet, without illustration. I...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th December 2007, 09:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,311
Posted By Boedhi Adhitya
You are correct, Pak Alan. It wasn't possible to...

You are correct, Pak Alan. It wasn't possible to draw the silak waja, nyawati and ngilap's illustration/explanation from Pak Guritno's book alone. I was using 'another sources'. Not really another...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 12th December 2007, 05:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,933
Posted By Boedhi Adhitya
I think there is no curved 'ganja wuwung' :) You...

I think there is no curved 'ganja wuwung' :) You have post some good examples on it. The most peculiar character of ganja wuwung is it's plain, straight edge, wheter it is parallel to the blade or...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 12th December 2007, 04:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,311
Posted By Boedhi Adhitya
Well, now I see why you desperately want to...

Well, now I see why you desperately want to understand those terminologies/step. :)

What you really need is, IMHO, a stong 'mental image' on how the keris shape suppose to be. Then, try to...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th December 2007, 07:15 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,311
Posted By Boedhi Adhitya
Without the book on my hand, I'm afraid I cannot...

Without the book on my hand, I'm afraid I cannot give much explanation, Mas Ganja. But if I may suggest you, Michel, you should understand the meaning of "diwangun", "ngilap" of "ngleseh" simply as...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th December 2007, 07:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,933
Posted By Boedhi Adhitya
It seems that while we wait for another pictures...

It seems that while we wait for another pictures from Mandaukudi, we shall discuss some ganja's forms. I apologize to Pak Mandaukudi for 'hi-jacking' the thread, temporarily. Is it O.K. ?:)

Dear Mas...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 10th December 2007, 06:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,933
Posted By Boedhi Adhitya
Or "dungkul" ? :D Oh, well... I've read...

Or "dungkul" ? :D Oh, well... I've read many books discussing ganja's types, and sometimes they didn't agree one another. BTW, which one is the distinct character of "kelap lintah" : the curled-end,...
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