|Comparison table of efficiency of this hornbill tapping knife using.|
|Tools||Appearance of the rubber tree 1″||Result after tapping||Time amount for 1 appearance opening||Age of tapping the rubber tree||Weight of knife handle|
|Jebong Knife||10 Days of tapping||The rubber appearance may be damaged in next tapping which may be more difficult and will loose more tapping appearance next time||About 3 years||About 15 years||Very heavy|
|A Hornbill tapping knife||20 Days of tapping (Because this type of knife can tap thinner and sharper)||The rubber appearance will be less damaged and new rubber appearance will be more smoothly grow and easy for tapping. (No flowing sap)||About 5 years||About 25 years||Weight 0.27 Kg. a woman can tap a rubber because it’s low weight|
A hornbill tapping knife and a Jebong knife have different application methods
- A hornbill knife, rubber tapping by drawing which will get more saps.
- Jebong knife, rubber tapping by driving.