about the Gurkhas' Knife 9" Panawal Balance Khukuri:
This 9" Panawal Balance Wooden Blocker Handle Kukri has beautiful blade in shape. The shape of this khukuri is similar to that of Boomerang. Balance khukuri (kukri) means that it can be balanced in the middle of the edge of the blade. To craft this kind of khukuri (kukri) is very difficult because it has to be equally proportionate at the both ends. There is saying that if you throw this knife, it will hit in the right target. 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.
2. Its recommended that you don't leave any fingerprints on the blade. If its necessary to touch the blade, you should clean it by using petrol/gasoline or oil and wipe with soft cloths.
3. Your Kukri blade is made of Carbon Steel and can rust easily. In case of rusting rub it with a fine sandpaper, clean the dirt using some oil or gasoline and wipe it with a clean soft cloth then apply oil. Check the blade frequently and apply oil regularly.
4. Use shoe polish for the leather sheaths. Use brass polish or silver polish (the type used for brass fittings or sliver sheaths).
5. Most of the Kukris come with two utility knives; the blunt knife (chakmak) is used for sharpening the blade The other one - sharp edge (karda) is used for small tasks such as a
|Blade Edge||Razo Sharp|
|Blade Length||9 Inch long blade|
|Blade Material||High-Carbon Steel|
|Condition||New: A brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item (including handmade items)|
|Country/Region of Manufacture||Nepal|