Product Code: EKH-MSK-28
Category: Machete Survival Knife
Highly Graded Carbon Steel, Water Buffalo Leather for Scabbard(outside) and Rosewood for the Handle, Pinewood for the Scabbard (inside), whitemetal and Laha (Nepali Traditional Glue).
Blade Length: 12 inch.
Weight: 1500 gms.(Including packaging) .
Price: US $120
This is 12" hand forged full tang rust free blade Nepalese Dau. "Dau" means meat chopping Knife in Nepalese terminology. Nepalese people especially butcher use this knife to cut meat and bone into pieces or similar tasks. The weight of the knife is divided into the blade and handle in such a way that the maximum force can be generated on the blade while using it. Handle and blade is same piece of spring and blade is tempered with pouring cold water while it is heated while making process. The Balance temper on the edge and blade makes it very strong to cut bones. Handle is made of dark Indian Rosewood. This knife can be use for in Kitchen as well as outdoor for campaigning. Each area of the knife is made to execute several functions with ease. The craftsmanship on this knife is amazing so if you are looking for the finest quality working kitchen or bone chopping knife you will not be disappointed.
* Specification of 12 Inch Nepalese Dau : This is handcrafted kukri therefore please note that each one might have slight variations in measurement :-
Blade Size and Type : 12 inch (30.48cm) Handmade and Rust Free blade.
Handle Size and Type : 5.5 inch (13.97cm) Rosewood Full Tang Guard handle.
Overall length : 17.5 inches.
Material Used :Highly Graded Carbon Steel, Water Buffalo Leather for Scabbard(outside) and Rosewood for the Handle, Pinewood for the Scabbard (inside), whitemetal and Laha (Nepali Traditional Glue).
Weight : 1200 gms (44 Oz.Approx).
Upper Spine : 7mm.
Lower Spine : 7mm.
Belly : 7.5cm.
Handle Circumference : 4.6 Inch.
Hardness of steel : spine= 22-25 RC, belly= 45-46 RC, edge= 58-60 RC.
Complementary : Certificate of Guarantee, Tag, Wrapping Lokta Paper.
Place of Origin : EGKH Factory in Dharan (Eastern part of Nepal).