Traditional kukri_ If you are looking for the 6 Inches Traditional Kukri ? Then here is the best of that!!. This historical kukri gives the exact look of the previous kukuri. The shape and size of the blade is exactly same as those of the historical kukri. The type of the historical kukri is 6 Inches. Overall the handle of the historical kukri is 5 Inches (11.43 cm) and it is a full tang kukri.
More about Traditional kukri are as:
Taking about the hardness of the steel spine= 22-25 RC, belly= 45-46 RC, edge= 58-60 RC has been used which is very strong. Material used in this Traditional kukri is Highly Graded Carbon Steel(car & jeep leaf spring, 5160) for blade. Water buffalo Leather for the Scabbard (inside), Rosewood & water buffalo bone for the handle, Pinewood for Scabbard(inside), White metal and Laha(Nepali Traditional Glue). The overall length is 11 Inch from the tip of the blade to the pommel of the handle( approx). The original people from the East part of the Nepal have make the kukri. The total weight of the historical kukri is about 590 grams. That is exactly same that of decorative 6 Inches kukri. The original kukri can be use for the various purposes like chopping meats, vegetables. It will give good uses in the kitchen and for the hunters.
Therefore for hunters it is easy to carry and the handle had been made in the way to comfort the users. Since it is a full tang blade it can be used in cutting the bone . The Traditional kukri that cuts the bone you can realize how sharp the blade is ?? The historical kukri has same shape as used in world war. Since is the 6 Inches historical kukri it can be good use for the people who have been collecting the historical kukri. Hence the Original kukri with modification.
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.