11 Inch 3 Fuller Traditional Light Blade
Shape and size of this khukuri is identical and similar in measurement with groove and the blade expects the handle. This Khukuri is unique compared to other khukuri, the metal of the blade in the handle area is flat and not narrow and pointed as in other knives. The khukuri blade of this knife goes from blade tip to the other tip of the handle and Rosewood are joined from both side with two metal rivets which makes it stronger than the other khukuri. The blade is therefore visible all around the handle. The handle is joined strongly to the blade with two metal rivets which can also be seen at the sides and named accordingly Dotted Panawal.
This khukuri is especially designed for heavy stressful work and has a special fitting of the blade to the hilt. It is a farmer’s first choice. This khukuri was made by highly skilled blacksmith of Eastern part of Nepal. Because of it beautiful look this khukuri or knife can be a beautiful decoration piece. The buffalo leather case is given the newer and nicer touch too. The front body of the scabbard is made triangular which the signature of a Chitlange khukuri. The hole in the ricasso near to the nozzle of the blade is also the trademark of the khukuri. It signifies the footmark of a cow that is holy in Nepal. Chitlange Superior is truly an all rounder; a collective, cutting and exhibiting item.
The Kukri Specifications: This is handcrafted knife therefore please note that each one might have slight variations in measurement.
|Material Used||Highly Graded Carbon Steel, Refine Buffalo Leather for Scabbard(outside) and Rosewood for the Handle, Pinewood for the Scabbard (inside), Whitemetal and "Laha" ( Nepali Traditional Glue).|
|Blade Size and Type||11 Inches (27.94cm) Hand Forged, Highly Grade Carbon Steel 5160, Unolished Blade.|
|Handle Circumference||4.6 Inch.|
|Handle Size and Type||5 Inches (12.7cm) full tang made of rosewood.|
|Hardness of steel||spine= 22-25 RC, belly= 45-46 RC, edge= 58-60 RC.|