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Fursan Blades- pandai besi tempatan bertaraf dunia

Faris dari Fursan Blades memberi tumpuan penuh mengasah bilah parang milik seorang pelanggan

Seperti yang ditulis si Mystrm sebelum ini, Fursan Blades adalah seorang pandai besi (tukang pisau) kelahiran ibu kota Kuala Lumpur yang kini menjadi ikutan ramai peminat pisau di Malaysia. Sejak pertemuan pertama beliau dengan Mystrm hampir 6 bulan yang lalu, Fursan Blades kini telah menganjak kemahiran beliau ke tahap yang lebih tinggi. Berikut pemerhatian Wak semasa bertemu beliau minggu lepas.

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The elusive Malaysian knife maker

Screen grab from Fursan Blades Facebook page. I could not believe my eyes that this is a Malaysian made knife
Screen grab from Fursan Blades Facebook page. I could not believe my eyes that this is a Malaysian made knife

Over the years, I have discovered that there are plenty of Malaysian knife makers all over the country. Most knife and parang makers I have visited are very proud of their crafts to an extend that they dwell in their own cocoon of self pride and total ignorance. While they brandish their priced lacquered ‘kayu malam’ wood handle cutting tool made of Land Rover spring steel, they fail to realize that their produce are nothing more than a cottage industry that is worth a keep sake or at most a lower shelf display item. While they battle on the nicest wood handle and the best leaf spring for a knife, the rest of the knife making world on the other hand has moved on.

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