The people, places and wildlife of Siargao Island, Philippines

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Machete Making on Siargao Island in the Philippines.

Machete Making on Siargao: The Completed Project

Our machete making project with Pacquiao, the village blacksmith in San Isidro here on Siargao Island, was completed and delivered yesterday. We think he did a great job and are pleased with his work. Let’s take a look!

May 28, 2017

Machete Making: Day #2

A quick photo report on machete making this morning at the blacksmith’s shop…

May 24, 2017

Ordering Machetes at the Village Blacksmith Shop

This afternoon we finally got around to visiting, consulting, negotiating, and placing orders for a few projects with our village blacksmith. His forge and smithy is just south of San Isidro on the way to Tigasao. 

May 23, 2017

What to do with Carabao Horns?

I’d been looking around for some carabao (water buffalo) horns. We have a project in the works to make some machetes at the village blacksmith’s and will use the horns for the handles. 

April 12, 2017