American Knife – The American knife is one of the most famous and a beautiful kukri which derives its name from the American Bald Eagle, the National animal of America. It is a top selling kukri among the Americans.
This is a 4 inch American knife. The blade is of high carbon spring steel. The steel is ideal for edge retention and ease of sharpening. This kukri is handmade and extremely beautiful kukri made in the Eastern region of Nepal. The handle is of Indian rose wood. The glue together into the tang by Laha. It’s a full tang kukri. The base of the kukri is in the shape of the Eagle, hence it gets its name, the American Eagle. The kukri comes with water buffalo leather scabbard. The leather and pinewood is fuse together. The hardness of the steel is spine: 22-25 RC, belly: 45-46 RC, edge: 58-60 RC. The material used in this American Eagle kukri is pure Highly Graded Carbon Steel, (car & Jeep leaf spring, 5160)Water Buffalo refine Leather for Scabbard(outside) and water buffalo bone for the handle, Pinewood for the Scabbard (inside), Laha( Nepali Traditional Glue).
The overall weight of the American Eagle kukri is 500 gm. The water buffalo lather is use to make scabbard. That is the reason it can be used as a decorative American knife. It is use in chopping vegetables, meats. The kukri is use in the hunting purposes too. The size of kukri is small so it can be easily carry in the pocket. The American Eagle is a full tang kukri so there is no chances of breaking the blade. It goes from one generation to another. Since it has been produce from our own production house. There is high quality carbon use. Therefore there is no way of breaking down the blade.
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.