Material gagang pisau yang kini umum digunakan

<![CDATA[ Handle atau gagang merupakan salah satu anatomi yang penting pada pisau. Selain pisau-pisau untuk mesin atau pisau silet, pisau yang lebih sering kita gunakan sehari membutuhkan gagang sebagai media untuk menggunakannya. Bagian ini biasanya terletak pada bagian belakang pisau, meski demikian beberapa jenis pisau seperti pisau daging atau pisau pizza menempatkannya pada tengah atau bagian atas bilahnya. Bagian pisau ini dapat dibuat dari berbagai material dan secara umum material gagang pisau dapat menggunakan material alami dan artifisial Meskipun perlu didesain dengan baik, handle atau pegangan pisau tidak hanya soal estetika. Bahkan sebelum estetika diaplikasikan pada handle, aspek ergonomi lebih penting agar penggunaan pisau …

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Central Borneo Mandau

<![CDATA[Mandau from Central Borneo is quite distinctive compared to those from West, East, and South Borneo. The most distinct characteristic is the smoothness of the handle and the sheath. The Engraving Not just the smoothness, the engraving of Central Borneo Mandau is also one thing that makes it special. The engraving can take the whole making process as long as 2 months. The makers of this sword are known to be the expert of engrave. They have capabilities and knowledge about complex engraving, which is a heritage of Central Borneo. The number of people with these special capabilities is getting …

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Arit Bali as Traditional Weapons and Agricultural Tools

<![CDATA[ Arit Bali is a sickle, a sharp object with a semicircular shape like a crescent with a sharpened inner arc. Balinese people use it when going to the fields to clear the grass around the rice field. The farmers who harvest the rice also use this traditional weapon to cut the rice plants whose grain is yellow or ripe. By using this tool, the process of rice cutting will be faster. Because the edges are curved, it is easy to hook and cut. Farmers can cut 1 bunch of rice plants with just one movement. In addition, Balinese people …

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Badik Cangkingan, the Traditional Weapon of Batavia

<![CDATA[ Badik Cangkingan is a typical Betawi tribe weapon. This tribe does have a number of unique histories about martial arts. This was revealed from the existence of a champion figure or a local hero who was an expert in weapons. Therefore, it is not surprising that the Betawi tribe has a variety of weapons, one of which is a Badik Cangkingan. The shape of this this weapon is almost the same as weapons from other regions. Indeed, at a glance, there are some traditional weapons that have similarities between regions, Badik Cangkingan is one of them. This weapon has …

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Badik Lampung, the Poisoned Traditional Weapon from Lampung

<![CDATA[ Badik Lampung is a sharp weapon that serves as a symbol of ancestor’s authority. The shape of Badik Lampung is in the form of large and long blades, as a machete. The handle was made in a shape of J or L letter. The Histori of Badik Lampung In the life of Lampung people in the past, Badik was used as the last weapon when fighting with opponents. In the past, there were still many robbers who stopped people on the streets. In addition, Badik also functioned to defend himself from attacks by wild animals which were still many …

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Tombak Asmat Papua – Irian Jaya

<![CDATA[ Tombak Asmat is a critical spear used for hunting and combat for people in Papua. Unlike most tribes in Indonesia, people in Papua doesn’t depend so much on dagger or cleaver while hunting. Instead, they depend on spear. They have a specialized skill on distant range kill. That’s why they choose to throw spear in order to kill the beast. The Use of Tombak Asmat Almost every tribe in Papua live from consuming deer. Apart from the great population of deer, people has been disturbed by deer colony since long time ago. Those colonies often pass the tribe are …

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