16" Blade 5 Fullers Farmers Khukuri

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EKH-ENRK-15
This 16 inch blade 5 chiras panawal angkhola kukri is similar to an Ang Khola but with 5 fullers. It is made in Angkhola village (eastern Nepal). This khukuri, however, has unique blade & handle,making the blade a little broader. The Bow and Arrow symbol on the ricasso shows that this was made by Bashu Kami (The blade smith working under Ex Gurkha Khukuri House Nepal).
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This 16" Blade 5 Fullers Farmers Khukuri is similar to an Ang Khola but with 5 fullers. It is made in Angkhola village (eastern Nepal). This khukuri, however, has unique blade & handle,making the blade a little broader. The Bow and Arrow symbol on the ricasso shows that this was made by Bashu Kami (The blade smith working under Ex Gurkha Khukuri House Nepal). I etched this blade to show the hamon line (harder metal shows up as bright, softer metal shows up as dark when an acid is applied to it). The hardened area is consistent and runs from the tip to just before the cho, an ideal khukuri hamon. As a result of the acid etch though, I've taken this from it's original polish down to a 200 grit satin. I filed down the ring in the middle of the handle this is full tank blade. The blade is therefore visible all around the handle. The handle has been joined strongly to the blade which we can also be seen at the sides. The handle of this khukuri is full tank.The blade is made of Highly Graded Carbon with balanced temper on the edge of the blade therefore its very strong. This blade can be used to chop wood ,bone cleaning bushes.All Khukuris have two pockets on the back of the scabbard which hold a blunt steel called "chakmak" for sharpening the blade or for striking spark from flint and a little knife known as "karda" used for skinning small animals such as rabbits.The notch (kaura or kaudi) in the blade near the hilt of most khukuris serves as conduit for the blood on the blade to drip out, thus preventing it from soiling the hilt,as well as a device for catching and neutralizing and enemy blade. All Khukuris have two pockets on the back of the scabbard which hold a blunt steel called "chakmak" for sharpening the blade or for striking spark from flint and a little knife known as "karda" used for skinning small animals such as rabbits. The notch (kaura or kaudi) in the blade near the hilt of most khukuris serves as conduit for the blood on the blade to drip out, thus preventing it from soiling the hilt, as well as a device for catching and neutralizing and enemy blade. * Specification of 16 Inch 5 chiras khukuri kukri Hand Forged Bush craft Gurkha knife: This is handcrafted kukri therefore please note that each one might have slight variations in measurement.
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Material Used Highly Graded Carbon Steel 5160, water buffalo leather for Scabbard and rosewood for the Handle, Brass, white metal and "Laha" (Nepali Traditional Glue).
Belly 2.5 Inch.
Blade Size and Type 16 inch(40cm) and Unpolished blade, Handmade.
Handle Circumference 4.7 Inch
Handle Size and Type 6.5 inch (16.25cm) Rosewood full handle.
Hardness of steel Spine=22-25 RC, Belly=45-46 RC, Edge=58-60 RC.
Lower Spine 4 mm.
Upper Spine 10 mm.
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