“Panawal" refer to full tang handle,the kukri has got full tang handle so the kukri is named as Panawal khukuri. The Panawal Khukuri (Kukri) is most commonly used any farm in the countryside of Nepal. As a woodcutting and general purpose tool, and is a very common agricultural and household implement in Nepal. Its use has varied from building, clearing, chopping firewood, clearing weeds, dividing perennials, slashing brush, and digging to cutting meat and vegetables, skinning animals, and opening tins. The Khukuri (kukri) is made to perform and work hard, and quality the value is excellent. The blade and handle is similar to Panawal Angkhola kukri. This khukuri (kukri) is a very sturdy and strong. It has been built to withstand a lot of work and overwork. The Panawal Khukuri (kukri) blade is off shining and better for jungle use. The blade is made of Highly Graded Carbon with balanced water purring temper on the edge of the blade therefore its very strong. This blade can be used to chop wood or bone and cleaning bushes.
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: 8 Inches (20.32cm) Hand made, Highly Grade Carbon Steel, Semi-polished Blade
Handle size: 5 Inches (12.7cm) full tang handle made of Rose Wood.
Overall Length: 13 Inches (33.02cm) from tip of the blade to pommel of the handle (Aprox)
Weight: 1.54 lbs or 24.69Oz (700grams) Approx, Blade and Sheath & Karda & Chakmak
Scabbard: Cotton Covered in Buffalo Leather.
Origin: Dharan, East Nepal