"panawal" refers to full tang handle ,the kukri has got full tang handle so the kukri is named as Panawal kukri.The blade is in black (natural)colour which makes the blade rust free.6"Rustfree blade is made by the continue folding and beating process.The blade is made of highly graded carbon steel(spring of truck,car etc) with water pouring temper on the blade so its very strong.4"full tang handle is made of rose-wood and fixed with three metal rivets. Scabbard is made of natural water-buffalo leather.two small knife "karda" and "chakmak" are free with this knife.This knife is used as domestic tool in the village site of Nepal,so the knife is also named as village farmer kukri.This khukuri can be use for cutting wood, firewood, bone, meat, clearing bushes, etc. Due to small size this khukuri can be a best tool for camping.
The Kukri Specifications:
This is handcrafted knife therefore please note that each one might have slight variations in measurement.
Blade Hardness: Spine: 22-25 RC, Belly: 45-46 RC, Edge: 58-60 RC, Steel Type: 5160 Car Spring
Blade size & Type: 5 Inches (12.7cm) Hand made, Highly Grade Carbon Steel, Semi-polished Blade
Handle size: 4 Inches (10.16cm) full tang handle made of Rose Wood.
Overall Length: 9 Inches (22.86cm) from tip of the blade to pommel of the handle (Aprox)
Weight: 0.88 lbs or 14.10Oz (400grams) Approx, Blade and Sheath
Scabbard: Cotton Covered in Buffalo Leather.
Origin: Dharan, East Nepal