Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Santa Barbara, California
What I saw in Bali referred to as 'blakas' looks like a rectangular blade about 12 inches long with a handle of the same length, looking like a (non-folding) straight razor 2 feet long. In fact, I bought one, but I don't have it with me right now, so can't post photographs.
Another version of a 'blakas' looks like a sickle-pruning hook with a handle same length as the blade, total length about 2 ft.
Both are farm tools, but can be used as weapons.