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Judging from the shape of chopsticks, chopstick has a round shape and has a length of between 1.5 to 2 meters, about 2-3 centimeters in diameter. At the end of the chopsticks are treated as shells shoot targets as small as 3-5 centimeters in size diamonds. At the center of the hollowed out as a place masuknyadamek chopsticks (chopsticks child). At the top of the chopsticks, more precisely on the front of the target crosshairs mounted a spear or sangkoh (in the Dayak language).Sangkoh mountain made of stone and then tied with a woven uei (rattan).
Type of wood that is usually used to make wooden chopsticks in general is looking, ironwood or tabalien, plepek wood, and wood resak. Not to forget also Tamiang ataulamiang, a type of bamboo that is small, segmented long, hard, and contains toxins. Not all people have the expertise to make a chopstick or sipet. On the island of Borneo alone there are only a few tribes who have expertise in the manufacture of chopsticks, the Ot Danum Dayak tribe, Punan, Apu Kayan, Bahau, Daylight, and the Dayak tribe of Sand.