20 Inch Sirupate Kukri
The shape of this khukuri blade is very much alike to the leaf of the Siru. 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 blade for jungle traning. The sheath is made of Cotton Covered in Buffalo Leather. Two small knife(karda & chakmak )are also come with this kukri. This blade can be used to chop wood or bone cleaning bushes and other kind of domestic work.
|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||20 inch(50cm) and Unpolished blade, Handmade.|
|Handle Circumference||4.5 Inch.|
|Handle Size and Type||6 inch (15cm) and Fixed tail tang handle.|
|Hardness of steel||spine=22-25 RC, belly=45-46 RC, edge=54-55 RC.|