11 Inch Historical Custom Kukri
This is of the new release 2011 product of Ex-Gurkha Khukuri House(EGKH). 11 Inch Historical Custom Kukri. This is revised model of the old days Kukri. The blade has beautifully hand crafted by skilled craftsman in eastern Nepal.
This is of the new release 2011 product of Ex-Gurkha Khukuri House(EGKH). 11 Inch Historical Custom Kukri. This is revised model of the old days Kukri. The blade has beautifully hand crafted by skilled craftsman in eastern Nepal. The handle is made of Rosewood with white metal tip/pommel while scabbard is made of cotton covered with refine buffalo hide. The white Pattern at the scabbard makes the scabbard beautiful. The Blade is best for outdoor as well as Kitchen for cutting vegetables, meat as well as cutting wood and clearing bushes. The Blade is thinner and lightweight. The blade is made of Highly Graded Carbon with balanced temper on the edge of the blade therefore its very strong. This blade can be used to chop wood , bone cleaning bushes. All Khukuris have two pockets on the back of the scabbard which hold a blunt steel called "chakmak" for sharpening the blade or for striking spark from flint and a little knife known as "karda" used for skinning small animals such as rabbits. The notch (kaura or kaudi) in the blade near the hilt of most khukuris serves as conduit for the blood on the blade to drip out, thus preventing it from soiling the hilt, as well as a device for catching and neutralizing and enemy blade.
|Material Used||Highly Graded Carbon Steel (car & jeep spring leaf 950-1000), Water Buffalo refine Leather for Scabbard (outside) and Rosewood for the Handle, Pinewood for the Scabbard (inside), Whitemetal and "Laha" ( Nepali Traditional Glue) .|
|Blade Size and Type||11 inch (27.5cm) and Unpolished blade.|
|Handle Size and Type||5 inch (12.5cm) and Fixed blade Handle.|
|Hardness of steel||spine=22-25 RC, belly=45-46 RC, edge=54-55 RC.|