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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th November 2021, 07:02 AM
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Posted By h0ll0wman
thank you for the advice Detlef. I just applied...

thank you for the advice Detlef. I just applied linseed oil on the pommel and scabbard.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th November 2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By h0ll0wman
antique kris renewed

I already partially restored this kris (blade only) and posted it in this forum a few months ago.I do not have the materials to restore the hilt and scabbard. Hence ,I sent it to Jolo for...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th September 2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,477
Posted By h0ll0wman
here you go sir

here you go sir
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th September 2021, 01:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 19,645
Posted By h0ll0wman
Thank you very much!

Thank you very much!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th September 2021, 12:54 AM
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Views: 19,645
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, 04:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,477
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, 04:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,477
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, 04:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,477
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, 02:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,303
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, 03:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,303
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, 03:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,303
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, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,303
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, 04:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 912
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, 11:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 912
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, 11:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,317
Posted By h0ll0wman
Thank you. This is good information.

Thank you. This is good information.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th May 2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,317
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, 03:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,317
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, 02:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,317
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, 04:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,566
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, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,566
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, 06:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,136
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, 06:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,136
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, 12:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,136
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, 04:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,136
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, 06:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,136
Posted By h0ll0wman
Correction. Blade length is 7 inches without the...

Correction. Blade length is 7 inches without the hilt.
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