Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: The Aussie Bush
"Binangon" Maasin, Iloilo
More commonly known as "Binakuko" in other islands.
The most important bolo type manufactured by the Badiangan blacksmiths are
Bolos are made by hand with blades made from recycled steel.
- Binakuko for chopping wood;
- Sinuwak for carpentry and cutting shrubs and smaller trees;
- Ginunting having the same function as the Sinuwak;
- Pinuti for slicing meat;
- Tangkap for kitchen use;
- Linamay, Surot, and Balintawak are used in gardening;
- Kayog is used to harvest rice; and
- Wasay used to chop lumber and bigger trees.