Monday, November 19, 2012

Fun Philippines: Traditional Rice Dryer 'Amakan'

"Amakan" in 'Kinaray-a' (in Antique) is made of finely weave bamboo. Weavers usually make 4 by 8 feet in length depending on the desired measurement. 

'Amakan' is used as a traditional rice drier and other farm products by small farmers in the Philippines especially in rural areas or in mountainous part of the country.

Upon harvest they are drying rice into this traditional 
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