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Making a Jungle Parang
We were recently contacted by a customer who was interested in making a parang like the ones featured in Ray’s programmes based in the jungle. Sadly the parangs that Ray uses are very often used and left behind as they are relatively cheap to purchase and can cause problems when travelling with them in your luggage. We therefore did not have any measurements that we could pass on to our customer, however, he took a good look at the videos on www.youtube.com and was able to work with a blacksmith to produce the following results:
Parang and Sheath
Thank you to Andy Barber for sharing this with us.
I must have imagined seeing Ray at a spit roast in Sussex a few years ago using his parang then!
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