The Kukri, sometimes known as a Gurkha Blade, is a large knife, similar to the machete, made popular as an all-purpose cutting tool from Nepal. Kukris traditionally have 3 parts to their blade: a pointed tip for stabbing, a wide midsection for chopping, and a narrow area near the handle for whittling and carving.
Kukri Machete There is good reason Kukri machetes are so popular. The heavy end can be used as a hatchet for chopping and slicing while the end near the handle can be used like a …
The kukri machete excels at any task, whether you’re chopping firewood, clearing brush, cutting up meat or trying to impress your friends. These long Nepalese knives have inwardly curved blades that don’t diminish the functionality of the tool, but add to it.
Schrade SCHKM1 19.7in Kukri Machete with 13.3in Stainless Steel Blade and Safe-T-Grip Handle for Outdoor Survival Camping and Everyday Carry
The Kukri, or Gurkha knife, is a Nepalese machete originally used to clear wooded areas. It was later used as an effective weapon due to its curved design. The shape varies a great deal from being quite straight to highly curved with angled or smooth spines.
It’s true that some of the best Kukris (like our Gurkha model) can be somewhat expensive, and while that “thoroughbred” performs extraordinarily well, sometimes what’s required is a good, inexpensive, “workhorse” model – and our Kukri Machetes are those workhorses.