Spring-tempered bolo

length: 19"
blade: 13 1/4"
blade width: 1 1/4"
grip and pommel: 6"
weight: 8.2 oz

Antique Philippines talibon/bolo fighting knife blade, re-worked and remounted. Teak handle, maple sheath. Blade has been regound to an extremely sharp central beveled edge from the original chisel edge. Folded steel blade is quite well-tempered and springy. Improvements and remounting by weaponsmith Tom Hyle.