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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th January 2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By ausjulius
they have been made since the middle ages in this...

they have been made since the middle ages in this sort of style .. no they are mostly made for locals.. these areas have few tourists.. id say they are more decorative now for local souvenirs..
the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th January 2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By ausjulius
its a mexican knife there is also bigger machete...

its a mexican knife there is also bigger machete like weapons with this type of blade and handle as well.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st December 2017, 05:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 505
Posted By ausjulius
the frnech spanish and portugese recruited people...

the frnech spanish and portugese recruited people form whait is now indonesia and the phillipines for their activities in indochina..
add that to the fact the taditionally the malayan people from...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th December 2017, 08:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,021
Posted By ausjulius
oh ok i stand corrected well we mostly are not...

oh ok i stand corrected well we mostly are not testing our antiques that much, but ive never broken an antique blade.. phillipino or otherwise i think they generally much better quality than current...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th December 2017, 02:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,021
Posted By ausjulius
i think the original poster was asking about...

i think the original poster was asking about modern made knives.
and in generally the muslims in the south have a good deal more martial culture than the rest of the phillipines. for the average...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th December 2017, 02:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,021
Posted By ausjulius
hi, yep they look ok , but they are not native...

hi, yep they look ok , but they are not native mindoro knives they are made by settlers. probably visayans form the lowlands.
but the general rule of thumb is the further from modern life you go in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th December 2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,021
Posted By ausjulius
it is an example of a Visayans metal plane if you...

it is an example of a Visayans metal plane
if you want i can find videos of it being used
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th December 2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By ausjulius
interesting minatue guns are quite neat. .. ive...

interesting minatue guns are quite neat.

.. ive seen little miniature pistols on the sword belts in the caucasus although all solid metal (silver) and non-functioning. which seemed such an out of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th December 2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,021
Posted By ausjulius
id rather an iron blade than any wooden thing....

id rather an iron blade than any wooden thing.

ut ok here goes.

modern stuff you get in asia is beyond bad most of the time..

much of it is useless.
some of it is ok
some of it is good
and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th December 2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,592
Posted By ausjulius
the chinese coins appeared in the 19th century...

the chinese coins appeared in the 19th century and are not due to any chinese trading there is no chiense junk ever crossing the pacific.. the russians and spanish were the people trading and these...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th November 2017, 06:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,551
Posted By ausjulius
im pretty confident its not african.. and anyway...

im pretty confident its not african.. and anyway you can know by the way its tempered..
it is with a socket like the ifugao knives.. and also like knives from taiwan..
if i was a guessing man id...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th October 2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,022
Posted By ausjulius
shape of the sheath indicates its form northern...

shape of the sheath indicates its form northern videnam. form one of the various meo groups there.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th September 2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 855
Posted By ausjulius
no problem. i just wanted to make clear the...

no problem. i just wanted to make clear the images are confusing as they dont really show what is actually being used, they are infact sharpening and polishing the blades with mounted stones and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th September 2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 998
Posted By ausjulius
thanks.. i didnt get to make a call today...

thanks.. i didnt get to make a call today .tomorrow i shall do it..
they show up a lot so they must have made more than a few and for quite some time i suspect.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th September 2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 998
Posted By ausjulius
the history of the cocos is very well documented...

the history of the cocos is very well documented by its owners whose children are alive today... there was no melanesian people on these islands.. its nothing to do with blackbirding..
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th September 2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By ausjulius
hi, no the blades are all locally made, they make...

hi, no the blades are all locally made, they make them from circular saw blades and such, there was a youtube video of somebody making one some place i saw , they also make other hale killing tools...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th September 2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By ausjulius
faroe island knives

some faroe knives

not my images
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMCt8d8DmcU
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th September 2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 855
Posted By ausjulius
thats fine glad to be of some help. i wish to...

thats fine glad to be of some help. i wish to took more pictures when i traveled , ive became selfish .ive seen these tools used in many different countries and never bothered to take a foto
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th September 2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 855
Posted By ausjulius
a grind wheel is not used for a plane and plane...

a grind wheel is not used for a plane and plane is not used for a grind wheel.

ok i shall explain how these are used .. its two different process for the making of the sword...

people forgot the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th September 2017, 07:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 855
Posted By ausjulius
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lBG652_9wl0 here...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lBG652_9wl0 here is a manually opperated machine these appeared in the 17th ceutnary i believe.
operated totally by hand
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th September 2017, 07:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 855
Posted By ausjulius
basically just imagine a wood plane but in steel...

basically just imagine a wood plane but in steel not wood
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th September 2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 855
Posted By ausjulius
hi , you just it to shave of steel.. it works...

hi , you just it to shave of steel.. it works like a plane..
there use to be machines made called metal planers or planer mills... i think in the 1700s they were invented in france or england..
in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th September 2017, 03:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 855
Posted By ausjulius
traditional tools for blade making

here is a hand plane for shaping the steel of the blade.. in cultures that lacked files or grind wheels it was a vital too, still used today. in the philipines for example a grinding wheel is 1 us ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th September 2017, 12:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,001
Posted By ausjulius
hi this is a modern tourist made item

hi this is a modern tourist made item
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th September 2017, 12:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 998
Posted By ausjulius
damn.. well no more photobucket for me.. that...

damn.. well no more photobucket for me.. that site was becoming so slow and nonfunctional that it s almost useless anyway.

these knives are really quite interesting you can see images and video...
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