panawal khukuri is mainly used in the countryside of Nepal by farmer as woodcutting and general purpose tool.This is very common agricultural and household implement in Nepal.The blade is make by the process of continue folding and beating so the blade is very strong.8" blade is made of highly graded carbon steel with balance water temper on the edge so its very strong.5"full tang handle is made of very strong wood "SAHDAN".The handle has got Finger Gripe for the comfortable use.scabbard is made of water buffalo leather.Two small knife("karda" and" chakmak") are free with this knife."karda" sharp one is for small type of work and "chakmak" blunt one is to make the blade sharp.This blade can be used to chop wood,clearing bushes.cuting meat and other type of domestic work. This knife can be the best tool during campaign.Off shining blade is best for the jungle use.
The Kukri Specifications:
This is handcrafted knife therefore please note that each one might have slight variations in measurement.
Blade Hardness: Spine: 22-25 RC, Belly: 45-46 RC, Edge: 58-60 RC, Steel Type: 5160 Car Spring
Blade size & Type: 8 Inches (20.32cm) Hand made, Highly Grade Carbon Steel, Semi-polished Blade
Handle size: 5 Inches (12.7cm) full tang handle made of Rose Wood.
Overall Length: 13 Inches (33.02cm) from tip of the blade to pommel of the handle (Aprox)
Weight: 1.54 lbs or 24.69Oz (700grams) Approx, Blade and Sheath & Karda & Chakmak
Scabbard: Cotton Covered in Buffalo Leather.
Origin: Dharan, East Nepal