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How To Sharpen Kukri


The kukri is one of the most unique and deadly knives a person can use. Their wicked curved blades and superior cutting ability make them a great piece for weapon collectors, hunters, outdoorsmen, and anyone who can appreciate a good knife.

While it’s unlikely you’ll be getting into a fight with one of these, proper maintenance is important for any tool. If used for things like camping, your kukri can become dull and damaged the same way any utility knife can.

When that happens, it can be a bit difficult to figure out how to sharpen it. The same design that makes it so aesthetically pleasing ends up betraying you, as it’s not exactly easy to take a curved blade to a whetstone.

Fear not, though. The process of sharpening a kukri knife is actually surprisingly simple if you’ve got an idea of what you need to do. If you’d like to do some maintenance on your favorite blade, here’s a...

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