Dhankutte kukri _ Dhankutte kukri have unique features of rat tail handle with the combination of bone, wood, horn for the Handle. The Dhankutte kukri is small in size its total length is about 12.5 inches (31.75cm). even the weight is not that high it’s just about 1.11lbs or 17.64Oz (600 grams). The type of the blade is 8.00Inches (20.32cm). The kukri have the handle type of 4.5Inches (11.34cm).The handle is a rat tail handle made of Indian rose wood (“Sadhanwood”).
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The size of blade of kukri is 8.00 Inches (20.32cm). The highly grade carbon steel is use in making blade. Blade hardness of the Dhankutte kukri is Spine: 22-25 RC, Belly: 45-46 RC, Edge: 58-60 RC. Material in this kukri is Highly Graded Carbon Steel, Water Buffalo refine Leather for Scabbard(outside) and bone, wood, horn for the Handle, Pinewood for the Scabbard (inside), Laha( Nepali Traditional Glue). Hence it is made in eastern part of the country. The blacksmith from east Nepal had given the unique style of handle. In the scabbard of Dhankutte kukri the symbol of the cross knife is use for decoration.
This is one of most used kukri in the decorative purpose. Therefore kukri is use for the gift purpose because of the decoration and its weightless. This kukri is the best gift from the Nepal. This can be use in the office for the showcase. It can be use in the kitchen. This is use in cutting the vegetables. The blood dropper in this kukri is so good. It drops out all the blood and the drops of the water. This can be the most important kukri for the people who are fund of collecting the kukri.
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.