Chefs knives – This is an 8 inch Chefs knives. This Knife is one of the best selling knife of FGKH. The blade is of highly grade carbon steel (Car and jeep leaf spring, 5160).The blade is 8 inch long. It’s a full tang blade with a wood handle. The handle is 5 inch long wood is use in making handle with three rivets and glue up together by traditional Nepali glue called Laha.The overall length of the kukri is 13 inch. The water buffalo leather is use in making scabbard. The lower spine is 3mm and the lower spine is 3mm. The handle circumference of the chef knife is 4 inch.
The Chefs knives have the following characters :
The hardness of the knife is spine 22-25 RC,belly 45-46 RC, edge 58-60 RC. The total weight of the chef knife is 448 grams. The blacksmith of the Dharan (East Nepal). The scabbard is of up of water buffalo and it have a small blate around the handle. The blade have the amazing ups and downs which have given extra look for the kukri.
This Chefs knives have a sharp blade and it is a full guarde kukuri. The kukri is used in cutting stronger things because it is full tang blade. Which means the knife have the single highly guarde carbon steel from its blade to the end of blade which is surround with the Indian rose wood. The knife can be used in cutting bigger trees and the bone too. There is no chances of breaking the blade because its is a full tank blade. This chukuri is not only for one generation it from one generation to another generation and that’s the main use of the full tang.
Just take a deep look at the photo how cool the knife is . the black color at the side of blade have given more effect to the cool knife. This is a so nice blade and the blade is heated and make a black colour to give it a extra look. Hence, this kukri can be use in kitchen too.
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.