Indonesian Karambit

Actual blade length – 1 1/2 inches Handle size – 3 1/2 inches Inner ring size – 1 inch Over-all length – 5 3/4 measured from end to end with the curve Saw teeth gripping area – 1 inch The Karambit (many times spelled Kerambit or Korambit) is believed to have originated among the Minangkabau … Continue reading Indonesian Karambit

Karambit with a Tactical Sheath…

Blade Length: 3.25″ Overall Length: 7.75″ approximately Handle length without the ring: 3.75″ Ring outside diameter: 1.25″ With this one, you get both, the “traditional” wooden sheath, the way they were made in ancient times (outside of the metal clip) as well as a Tactical Kydex sheath. Now you can display it with the wooden sheath, along … Continue reading Karambit with a Tactical Sheath…

Training Karambits

Having a very similar training knife design to the razor sharp TFW Karambit. This training Karambit is made of a very durable high density polymer. This high density polymer Karambit can be dropped on hard floors or cement with out damaging it. This training Karambit is a half inch thick with round edges for safety … Continue reading Training Karambits

Karambit

Blade Length: 3.25″ Overall Length: 7.75″ approximately Handle length without the ring: 3.75″ Ring outside diameter: 1.25″ Karambit – Karambit is pronounced kha-rhom-bit. The Karambit (sometimes spelled as “Korambit”), in some places in the Philippines, it is called the Sanggot, is an all purpose/utility knife that was carried by the Indonesians since the 11th century, and can still be seen in … Continue reading Karambit

The History and Culture behind Filipino Weapons

Now this is based on knowledge I have acquired during my various Philippine trips over the years. It is also based on my observations. At this point in my life, I have been there enough times to come to these conclusions.   A lot of the blades that I have on the TFW web site … Continue reading The History and Culture behind Filipino Weapons