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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th December 2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By Nathaniel
Thumbs up Striking wood handle and beautiful pattern welded...

Striking wood handle and beautiful pattern welded blade, Charles! The scabbard is nice form too, even if more recent. I had to educate myself on what a makes it a Yakan. Here is what I found and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th December 2013, 05:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,555
Posted By Nathaniel
Smile Ah, David, the examples given where not meant to...

Ah, David, the examples given where not meant to be exact, but just to show that there are similar styles since you said you where having trouble finding similar examples on the SEA mainland. As I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th December 2013, 01:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,555
Posted By Nathaniel
Hello David, Here are a couple examples that are...

Hello David,

Here are a couple examples that are similar:

Cambodian
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?p=81846

Lao
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=13658
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th December 2013, 10:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,555
Posted By Nathaniel
I agree...the handle could be a later...

I agree...the handle could be a later replacement, but looks locally done though a bit crude. There are numerous blade profiles and several different handle styles on SEA...more than you usually see...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th December 2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,555
Posted By Nathaniel
The sheath is probably not all that distinct...on...

The sheath is probably not all that distinct...on the SEA mainland similar could be found...with the simple brass bands and chape...black lacquer covering though I would agree and lean more towards...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th December 2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,555
Posted By Nathaniel
Yes, it would be great to see more close up...

Yes, it would be great to see more close up photos when the blade comes in
:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th December 2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,144
Posted By Nathaniel
Dr. David & Illiad, neither of your knifes...

Dr. David & Illiad, neither of your knifes you have pictured is not a priest knife because it does not have any evident yantra script blessings or symbols....granted in addition to the symbols you do...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th November 2013, 04:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 550
Posted By Nathaniel
Thank you, sandeepsingh! Happy Diwali to you :)

Thank you, sandeepsingh! Happy Diwali to you :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th October 2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 634
Posted By Nathaniel
Agree, Tai Yai (Shan) :) Nice wire work :) ...

Agree, Tai Yai (Shan) :) Nice wire work :) Congratulations Sajen on the nice addition!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th August 2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 700
Posted By Nathaniel
Thumbs up Fern, that is great...very interesting to see...

Fern, that is great...very interesting to see what is commercially available!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th August 2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 700
Posted By Nathaniel
Fantastic! Great to have a name for this type of...

Fantastic! Great to have a name for this type of blade. Good information KuKulzA28! That is indeed very interesting. Thank you for sharing. This is one of the things I most enjoy about the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th August 2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 700
Posted By Nathaniel
Happy to share. The scabbard to me was very...

Happy to share. The scabbard to me was very interesting...the diamond type pattern is one you see among many cultures...here we see it in West Africa and I have also seen this in South East Asia as...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th August 2013, 12:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 700
Posted By Nathaniel
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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th August 2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 700
Posted By Nathaniel
Additional photos I could find

Additional photos I could find
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th August 2013, 11:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 700
Posted By Nathaniel
Here is a photo I found online from Cameroon. ...

Here is a photo I found online from Cameroon. Note the original wider tip of the blade. My neighbors was well used so after multiple sharpening a the original blade profile was changed.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th August 2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 700
Posted By Nathaniel
Additional photos

Additional photos
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th August 2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 700
Posted By Nathaniel
Peace Corps bring back: Modern Cameroon utility/ bush knife/ machete

Hello all,

One of my next door neighbors was in the Peace Corps in Cameroon and this was his utility/ bush knife/ machete he used during his time there. I thought it would be be interesting to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th July 2013, 04:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 679
Posted By Nathaniel
Hello Russell, I would agree with the others...I...

Hello Russell, I would agree with the others...I would not change things. Actually this might be the original handle. I know the most common you will see are the straight handles, but it's not...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th July 2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,129
Posted By Nathaniel
Thumbs down :(

:(
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th July 2013, 04:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 610
Posted By Nathaniel
additional close ups

additional close ups
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th July 2013, 04:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 610
Posted By Nathaniel
Crossbow Vietnamese/ Cambodian

Hello all,

It's been awhile since I posted and thought this would be something different from my usual posts on bladed weapons. It's a wooden crossbow I just picked up for a good price. The bow...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd May 2013, 03:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 939
Posted By Nathaniel
Thumbs up Nice addition Stu :) Thanks for sharing. Love...

Nice addition Stu :) Thanks for sharing. Love to learn from the conversation of the minds here :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th May 2013, 04:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,167
Posted By Nathaniel
Question Hey Guys, Thanks for sharing all your thoughts. ...

Hey Guys,

Thanks for sharing all your thoughts. Something quite interesting to ponder. With Dha/Daab it's interesting because there is quite a range in blade shapes from quite straight to more...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th May 2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 950
Posted By Nathaniel
Thumbs up Cerjak, Beautiful craftsmanship. Enjoy seeing...

Cerjak,

Beautiful craftsmanship. Enjoy seeing some added variety to the standard bladed examples on the forum.
:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th May 2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 537
Posted By Nathaniel
Originally and still used as an agricultural tool...

Originally and still used as an agricultural tool today. You can buy both straight blade and curved bladed versions in markets in Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, etc. They are quite effective for clearing...
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