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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th September 2021, 05:04 PM
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Posted By h0ll0wman
here you go sir

here you go sir
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th September 2021, 12:19 AM
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Posted By h0ll0wman
Thank you very much!

Thank you very much!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th September 2021, 11:54 PM
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Posted By h0ll0wman
Hello Battara. Is this for cleaning the blade...

Hello Battara. Is this for cleaning the blade after etching? I also use it but I mix it with water then wipe the blade after etching. I haven't tried putting the baking soda directly on the blade....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th September 2021, 03:09 PM
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Posted By h0ll0wman
Thank you for all the inputs. I have yet to know...

Thank you for all the inputs. I have yet to know what the figure on the hilt is really called.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th September 2021, 03:08 PM
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Posted By h0ll0wman
Thanks man. I think this is the best look it can...

Thanks man. I think this is the best look it can get. The blade was already etched when I acquired it.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th September 2021, 03:14 PM
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Posted By h0ll0wman
Old tenegre. Need help in identification of figure on the hilt.

I recently got this old tenegre but I am not familiar what figure is carved on the wooden hilt. May I kindly ask for anyone who can identify this?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th August 2021, 01:24 AM
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Posted By h0ll0wman
Thank you for this sir. I think I shall retain...

Thank you for this sir. I think I shall retain the hilt and have it wrapped in silver.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th August 2021, 02:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,414
Posted By h0ll0wman
Thank you for the information Ian. I thought it...

Thank you for the information Ian. I thought it was twist core at first, but still the lamination pattern is beautiful. I am not sure if this is the original hilt and I am thinking of having it...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th August 2021, 02:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,414
Posted By h0ll0wman
Hello Detlef. Thank you. I soaked it in vinegar...

Hello Detlef. Thank you. I soaked it in vinegar first for a couple of hours. I then used sand paper for the heavy rusts. 100-400-600-1000- and finally 1500 grit. As for the etchant I used ferric...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th August 2021, 12:53 PM
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Views: 1,414
Posted By h0ll0wman
Neglected antique kris restored

I just got this kris today. It was in bad condition. The blade was heavily rusted, the hilt is wrapped in rubber, and the scabbard has a missing metal ring. After hours of restoring this kris, here...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th August 2021, 03:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 755
Posted By h0ll0wman
Hello Ian. This was sent to Jolo for restoration....

Hello Ian. This was sent to Jolo for restoration. According to them, a combination of plastic and carabao horn was used for replacing the missing inlays.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th August 2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 755
Posted By h0ll0wman
Old gunong hilt restoration

I posted an old gunong here months ago with missing inlays on the hilt. After 2 months, it is finally restored. Here it is now.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th May 2021, 10:41 AM
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Posted By h0ll0wman
Thank you. This is good information.

Thank you. This is good information.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th May 2021, 10:11 AM
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Views: 2,846
Posted By h0ll0wman
Thank you for the clarification. To be honest, I...

Thank you for the clarification. To be honest, I am confused about the pinuti and talibong.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th May 2021, 02:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,846
Posted By h0ll0wman
Thank you for the insights! Perhaps this is an...

Thank you for the insights! Perhaps this is an old Pinuti from Cebu rather than a talibong from Samar?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th May 2021, 01:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,846
Posted By h0ll0wman
Old talibong

The second one in my collection. I find it unusual that this talibong is engraved and with a date stamp of "1896".
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd April 2021, 03:42 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By h0ll0wman
Thank you for the information. According to the...

Thank you for the information. According to the seller the missing parts are bones and corals. I don't have the materials for replace the parts however I already have someone who can restore it. I am...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd April 2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,044
Posted By h0ll0wman
Antique gunong #2

My 2nd antique gunong acquisition. It is a shame that there are some missing inlays on the hilt. This gunong will be sent to Jolo for the restoration of the missing parts.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th April 2021, 05:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,933
Posted By h0ll0wman
Yes! haha. Good advice. Thank you. She is more...

Yes! haha. Good advice. Thank you. She is more beautiful now. :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th April 2021, 05:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,933
Posted By h0ll0wman
Thank you man. It took me a while to polish it.

Thank you man. It took me a while to polish it.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th April 2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,933
Posted By h0ll0wman
Wow this is very informative. Thank you Ian!

Wow this is very informative. Thank you Ian!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th April 2021, 03:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,933
Posted By h0ll0wman
yes David. I polished the fittings on the sheath...

yes David. I polished the fittings on the sheath as well. Here are the photos. The stand of the gunong is recycled from a modern punyal and fortunately it fits perfectly.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd April 2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,933
Posted By h0ll0wman
Correction. Blade length is 7 inches without the...

Correction. Blade length is 7 inches without the hilt.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd April 2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,933
Posted By h0ll0wman
I noticed when I acquired this gunong the...

I noticed when I acquired this gunong the fittings on the scabbard were color yellow/gold. When I polished it, it is now color silver. I am not sure if this is the original color or I erased the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd April 2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,933
Posted By h0ll0wman
The blade without the hilt is 8.5 inches. Thank...

The blade without the hilt is 8.5 inches. Thank you man. Ok here it is guys. This is my best attempt in polishing the silver fittings.
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