This is 10 inch chirra kukri . The 10 inch chirra kukri is one of the bestselling Kukri of FGKH. The blade is made up of highly graded carbon steel (Car and jeep leaf spring, 5160).The blade is 10 inch long semi polished blade, it’s a full tang blade with a Indian rosewood. The handle is 5.5 inch long made up of rosewood with two rivets and glue up together by traditional Nepali glue called Laha. The overall length is 15. inch. The Scabbard is made up of water buffalo leather. The 10 inch chirra kukri can be used for household works and can also be used as a trekkers knife.
We highly recommend that the wooden parts on all kukri are treated with the appropriate timber oil or wood treatment prior to use to protect and prolong the life of the timber. All of our exquisite Kukri are handmade and as such there will be variations in size, weight, timber colour and other such features which make them unique and distinguishable from machine made imitations. Buyers must be 18 yrs and over to purchase any knife or sword. Please note that the kukri’s are shipped directly from Nepal.
The materials used in the 10 inch chirra kukri is highly graded carbon steel (car and jeep leaf spring ,5160) . The hardness of this decorative knife is spine 22-25RC, belly 45-46 RC, Edge 58-60 RC.
You may not know how to take out the kukri from sheath. So, always draw the khukuri from scabbard slowly holding the upper edge of scabbard with palm and fingers. Avoid encircling the scabbard with your fingers. It may cause injury to your inner fingers.For the maintenance of the kukri: if you are going to keep it inside the scabbard for a long time, make sure the blade are well oiled with any kind of machine oil or gun oil. If you have a displaying stand as shown in the photo than, just keep the blade clean and dry. In case of rust develop on the blade rub it with fine sandpaper.