Blade material - carbon steel: in past years as a raw material used debited rails and railway equipment parts.
Currently, manufacturers prefer plates with springs from trucks and buses - the most popular German and Swedish, then, in descending order, the Japanese. The blades met, the old-fashioned, hand-forged - on manual hammer or using labor Hammers.
Since Nepal knife blades have no protective coating (as opposed to, e.g., from Russian blades made of carbon steel), knives periodically require maintenance (cleaning, lubrication, etc.).
Nepalese kukri - 100% handmade!
Blade length (mm) 425
Blade Length (mm) 305
The thickness of the butt (mm) 6.4
Hardness Rockwell (Hrc) blade edge 56-58, 46-48 of the blade body, butt 25-27 Zone
blade material Carbon Steel, quenching zone
material of sheath Wood, leather, camouflage fabric
material handle Brass, wood