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Making tekin machete - NAJ

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posted on 2023-03-02, 17:40 authored by Tracy Peter SamatTracy Peter Samat

NAJ sets the furnace and attempts to cut the rebar steel but was unsuccessful. He then skips the process and starts to shape the machete bolster instead.

History

Session

H02

Rights owner

Durham University / Sarawak Museum

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Pembuatan parang tekin - NAJ

Description alt

NAJ menyalakan api dan cuba untuk memotong besi tersebut akan tetapi gagal. Dia kemudian membentuk bahagian hulu besi terlebih dahulu.

Cultural group

Bidayuh

Participants

Ngapun anak Jun, Maggelina anak Bungi

Country

Malaysia

Place

Semban, Bengoh resettlement

Techniques of production

Metal-hammered

Materials

Metal

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Besi terpakai

Intent

The first step of shaping kok tekin (an agricultural machete): hammering and shaping the machete bolster.

Date of creation

2020-08-15

Unique ID

2019SG05-H02-0026