Kukri / Khukuri: Kukri II

The second knife I made. I was inspired by video games where Kukri knives played a big role. I tried a split handle type with two different wood types. The blade has a konvex grind which is perfect for wood chopping.

Data

  • Steel: 1.2003 or 75Cr1 or AISI 1075 +Cr
  • Liners: Red and black paper micarta I made myself
  • Length: 305 mm
  • Blade length:  155 mm
  • Blade width: 30 – 50 mm
  • Blade Thickness: 3.2 mm
  • Grip: Leopard wood and Karelian Birch, treated with linseed oil
  • Pins: 5 mm brass