The blade of the Kukri is made from High graded Carbon steel (Car and jeep leaf spring 5160). The blade is handmade and unpolished. The handle is made up of Rosewood and bone in which the wood is fused together using a traditional Nepali glue called Laha. The size of the blade is 12 inch, It is a full tang Kukri. The overall length is 18 inches, with the handle being 6 inches long. It is one of the most comfortable Kukris. It has been use for a long time in daily activities as well as for decoration purpose. The Kukri comes with a Scabbard made up of water buffalo leather which is fuse with pinewood. The Itihas Khukuri comes in Various shapes and sizes. The Kukri weights about 12gms. Hardness of steel : spine=22-25 RC, belly=45-46 RC, edge=54-55 RC.
This blade can be use to chop wood or bone cleaning bushes. 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’s are hand-made 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 shipe directly from Nepal.