Chefs knives – This is an 8-inch Chefs knives. This Knife is one of the best selling knives of FGKH. The blade is of high-grade carbon steel (Car and jeep leaf spring, 5160). The blade is 8 inches long. It’s a full tang blade with a wood handle. The handle is 5-inch long wood is used in making the handle with three rivets and glue up together by traditional Nepali glue called Laha. The overall length of the kukri is 13 inches. The water buffalo leather is used in making a scabbard. The lower spine is 3mm and the lower spine is 3mm. The handle circumference of the chef knife is 4 inches.
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 has a small blate around the handle. The blade has the amazing ups and downs which have given extra look for the kukri.
These Chefs knives have a sharp blade and it is a full guarde kukuri. The kukri is used in cutting stronger things because it is a full tang blade. This means the knife has the single highly guarde carbon steel from its blade to the end of blade which is surrounded by the Indian rosewood. The knife can be used in cutting bigger trees and the bone too. There is no chance of breaking the blade because it is a full tank blade. This khukuri is not only for one generation from one generation to another generation and that’s the main use of the full tang.
Just take a deep look at the photo of how cool the knife is . the black color at the side of the blade has given more effect to the cool knife. This is a so nice blade and the blade is heated and makes a black color to give it a extra look. Hence, this kukri can be used in the kitchen too.
You may not know how to take out the kukri from the 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 is 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.
The khukuri has a blade full of different styles than any other normal khukuri. Nepal is known as the Land os khukuri. Its origin was from the Gorkhalis who fought in the world war without fare in the face. They have earned so many victorias in the world and the kukri is the symbol of them. The basic things like making the khukuri full tang are only changed in the khukuri rest of all are all the same. There is no point in changing the looks of the kukri because that is the thing that our forefather and we all the loved the way it is.