90's kukri making photo collection
25th November, 2019
Photo collection of khukuri making during early 2000 and late 1900.
Totaly handcrafted >> handforged/ handmade during the 90's
Below are the photographic steps of making the khukuri in a traditional way, today modern way have eased some steps and avoided some with developed technology and methods. But we still want to let you see the old age process. This is traditional method (way) that was used in early 2000s and before. Its 100% handmade that requires great, skill, huge labor and lots of sweat. Each blade carries the individuality and characteristic of the maker and thus no kukri knives are exactly the same.
Blade making steps >> Process of making Blade of the kukri knife
The BLADE MAKING requires numerous steps before it is finally achieved which is captured below in the step by step shots. Khukuri Blade making process/steps includes Weighing, Measuring,Cutting, forging, Beating and Hammering, Shaping, Notch, Pattern, Tampering, Filing Blade, Joining Blade with Handle, Sharpening, Testing the Blade, Shining, Final Check Up.
Making of Khukuri Handle
Kukri/ khukuri handle making process includes Cutting Horn, Shaping Horn, Cutting Brass, Making Brass Holders, Adding LAHA, Fitting Brass Holders, Filing Handle
Making Of Khukuri Scabbard/ Sheath (DAP)
Scababrd traditionally was made from scratch, leather works was time consuming and hetic, here are some raw steps in making khukuri sheath. Mostly the treated leather makes the works easy these days >>
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