KM New Release 2012 Kukri
The khukuri/kukri/Khukri (national weapon of Nepal) is an mid-length curved knife, basic and traditional utility knife of Nepalese People is also a formidable weapon of gurkhas and enquisite piece of local craftsmanship that symbolizes pride, valor and bravery.The khukuri/Kukri/Khukri (carries grate historic values) carries indistinguishable legacy of legendary gurkha soldiers, is an versatile and effective working knife.
A kukri is the incredibly large and heavy knife carried by Gurkha soldiers. Real kukri knives are handmade by knife smiths in primitive village forges in the Himalayan foothills of Nepal“The kukri typically comes in either a dew rated wooden scabbard or leather wrapped scabbard. The scabbard usually houses a karda (knife) as well as chak mak (flint striker). It is claimed that a kukri has never been broken in battle. This is not as surprising as it sounds. Modern kukri is most often made from leaf spring collected from recycled trucks suspension. It is a full quarter inch in thickness and is hard hammered to shape over a forge and carefully hardened along the edge. The high carbon content of the spring steel when selectively hardened, produces a quality of hardness in the steel , where by the blade can be flexed without breaking, yet it will take and hold and edge. Making a kukri is a task that takes four men an entire day. There is no machinery used and no two kukri are alike.”