This is one of the best product of EGKH. This khukuri has three chirras (fullers) on the blade so this khukuri is name as tin(three)chirra(fullers). The scabbard is covered in genuine buffalo leather and the handle is made of Rosewood. The blade is made of highly graded carbon steel blade which is strong and semi -polished. The Blade measures 16 inches while handle is 5 inches. The handle is made from very strong Rosewood. The Handle is flat full tang, Unlike other handle (Not Rat tail), the handle and Blade is a one single piece and visible all around the handle (See pictures). Two Rosewood pieces joint (Attached) strongly to the metal part of handle with three metal rivets. This blade can be used to chop wood or bone cleaning bushes. The blade is made of Highly Graded Carbon stell with balanced water purring temper on the edge of the blade therefore its very strong. The craftsmanship on this knife is amazing so if you are looking for the finest quality khukuri you will not be dissapointed! The blade comes 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,cutting paper and opening later. 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. The handle is more practical, more beautiful.