This is 12 Inch 5 Chira Kukri(khukuri). 5 chira kukri is one of the bestselling Kukri of FGKH. The blade is made up of highly graded carbon steel (Car and jeep leaf spring, 5160). The blade is a 12-inch long semi-polished blade, it’s a full tang blade with Indian rosewood and water buffalo bone. The handle is 6 inches long made up of rosewood and bone with two rivets and glue up together by traditional Nepali glue called Laha. The overall length is 18 inches. The Scabbard is made up of water buffalo leather. This Kukri can be used to chop woodcut meat. It can also be used as a trekkers knife as well. The hardness of the steel used in the kukri is 22-25 RC, belly: 45-46 RC, edge: 58-60 RC. The materials used in the custom kukri is Highly Graded Carbon Steel, (car & Jeep leaf spring, 5160). The kukri is 5 Chira means it has been bitten five more times than normal kukri. Therefore the kukri is 5 more times stronger than other kukris.
We highly recommend that the wooden parts on all kukri are treated with the appropriate timber oil or wood treatment prior to use to protect and prolong the life of the timber. All of our exquisite Kukri’s are handmade and as such there will be variations in size, weight, timber color, and other such features that make them unique and distinguishable from machine-made imitations. Buyers must be 18 yrs and over to purchase any knife or sword. Please note that the kukris are shipped directly from Nepal.