Panabas/Tabas/ Pantabas

5 out of 5 based on 1 customer rating
(1 customer review)

$ 314.00

3 in stock

Product Description

“Tool for shaving-off” inTagalog is “panabas” or “pantabas”.  Traditionally used as an agricultural tool by the 19th century Moro tribes of Mindanao, the Panabas is a single-edged sword and is shaped like a long-handled Kukri.  Its overall length could range from 2-4 feet.  It is efficient at cutting in half; in fact it had a place in the battlefields against invaders.  The Panabas can be used either as a single-handed or double-handed implement.

Additional Information



Blade Length :

52.07 cm

Handle Length :

36.195 cm

Overall Length :

88.265 cm

1 review for Panabas/Tabas/ Pantabas

  1. 5 out of 5


    From the Newsletter update of Paul Southren’s January 17, 2017

    “…Only one more review from the trip to go, and it will be a total change of pace and genre – the BCI (Blade Culture International) ‘Panabas’ – a Filipino blade that proved amazingly durable and frighteningly effective..

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