tanglediver

Traditional Thai Machete

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Please forgive me if this has already been posted. But, because I found it simply remarkable, I will go ahead and share. 

 

Vise he uses

vise 06.jpg

Vise 07.jpg

 

The anvil he uses

Anvil 50.jpg

 

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No more excuses about not having the right equipment lol. I'm going to make a hold fast like he was using. Reminded me of a shaving bench for wood working. 

Tanglediver, thanks for posting the video I love barbones smithing and the resourcefulness of his smithy. Goes to show it's not the tools that make the blacksmith.  

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I'm not sure if it's called a  sen but the tool he was using like a draw knife was also worth noting.

 

  

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That’s the Japanese term, yes. Don’t know the Thai term. 

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