Sirupate Panawal Khukuri
This particular knife’s name is come from the name of grass, ‘siru’. 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 blad for jungle traning. The sheath is made of water buffalo Red lather and Rosewood is used to make handle.It has Full tank blade on handle. It has 10”long blade and 5”long handle. It weighs is 700 grams. Sirupate khukukri can be made in different sizes and can be engraved with dragon or other imprint design as your choice.
|Material Used||Highly Graded Carbon Steel(car & jeep leaf spring,5160).Water Buffalo for Scabbard (outside),Rosewood for the handle,Pinewood for Scabbard (inside),Brass and “Laha”(Nepali Traditional Glue).|
|Blade Size and Type||10 inch(30cm) and polished blade,Handmade.|
|Handle Size and Type||5 inch (13cm) and Full Tank blade handle.|
|Hardness of steel||spine=22-25 RC, belly=45-46 RC, edge=54-55 RC.|