The Modern Malaysian Parang
This is part 2 of a 2-part series on the modern Malaysian parang.
Parang is Malay for a large broad knife, similar to what is known as a Machete in the west.
If you missed the first part of this video series, watch it at Part 1 Introduction to the Modern Malaysian Parang (Machete): Types of Parangs
In this video, Urban Knife Guy explores at the Malaysian Parang Materials & Construction.
This applies to all types of parangs whether it is a Duku Chandong, Golok or Parang Lading.
Topics covered include:
- The Blade Steel, Length & Thickness, Grind and Tang
- The Handle
- The Sheath
- Parang Makers in Malaysia
Check out a list of Malaysian parang makers at Introduction to Malaysian Parangs and Parang Makers
Watch a video on the Malaysian parang and stick-tang construction from Boreal Wilderness here:
Check out Urban Knife Guy’s take on a survival tin designed to increase chances of survival and rescue or escape specifically in an urban environment should things go bad here.