Thursday, June 30, 2011
Now Posting on Makezine.com - The Kukri Knife of Nepal
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. I ordered mine from a knife maker in Kathmandu. Even with shipping, for a handmade item such as this, the cost was surprisingly reasonable (well under $100). It’s made from recycled materials as well.. . . . .
See full post at http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2011/06/the-kukri-knife-of-nepal.html