15 inch Sirupate Horn Handle Kukri
Hence it is called Sirupate khukuri. It has straight blade and not as wide as other knives.This kind of blade very usefull to light work,now day british gurkhas also use similar this kind of light blad for jungle traning.The sheath is made of water buffalo lather and water buffalo horn is used to make handle. It has 15”long blade and 5”long handle. It weighs is 850 grams. Sirupate khukukri can be made in different sizes and can be engraved with dragon or other design as your choice.
|Material Used||Highly Graded Carbon Steel (car & jeep leaf spring,5160)for blade.Water Buffalo latherfor Scabbard (outside),water buffalo horn for the handle,Pinewood for Scabbard (inside),Brass and “Laha”(Nepali Traditional Glue).|
|Blade Size and Type||15 inch(46cm) and polished blade,Handmade.|
|Handle Size and Type||5 inch (13cm) and Fixed blade handle.|
|Hardness of steel||spine=22-25 RC, belly=45-46 RC, edge=54-55 RC.|