harvesting sugarcane 1: “ang lading” (the bolo / blade)


this is the big knife or blade that is used to harvest the sugarcane. it is a thin blade but very sharp. we locally call it “lading”

this guy is sharpening the blade getting ready to do the job.
the sharpening

this blade is resting by the trunk of a coconut tree while getting ready…
ang lading

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