Is made of carbon steel. The blade is 2 inches wide and and 10.5 inches long.Over all knife is 15.5 inches long from handle. (it is a real knife) It weighs about 925gms (2.3 lbs). Note: Due to handmade nature of this product, it may vary slightly from the photo. Please write to us for wholesale inquiry.
What is Khukuri or Gurkha Knife? This knife is called " Khukuri " in Nepalese language. Traditionally it is used for chopping wood, meat, or as a weapon to protect themselves from wild animals or enemies. It was also used as a weapon in World War I. That's how it also known as " Gurkha Knife ".The blade is made of high grade leaf spring steel. The sheath is made of genuine water buffalo leather. The total length of the knife is 13inches long. There are two small knives are included in the sheath, the blunt one is used for sharpening the. , another one is sharp, which is used for cutting smaller objects.
How to unsheathe the Khukuri? Hold the upper part of the sheath with your palm & fingers while taking out of the knife.Do not encircle the sheath with your finger. Always keep the blade opposite of your body while taking out the knife from the sheath. If the blade is stuck in the sheath because of the curve of the blade, just move the blade up & down while pulling out the blade. How to take of the the Khukuri? Apply gun or machine oil on the blade once a month. Do not leave finger prints on the blade, it may develop rust, so wipe it off with the clean cloth and apply oil. Apply shoe polish on the sheath. Do not expose the sheath to the sun for a long time, it may shrink the sheath. The item "Khukuri Khukri Gurkha Military Knife 15.5 Hand Forged Blade Nepal Hunting GK01a" is in sale since Saturday, July 30, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Collectible Fixed Blade Knives\Vintage Fixed Blade Knives\Custom & Handmade". The seller is "thehimalayantraditions" and is located in Tucson, Arizona. This item can be shipped worldwide.