The Gator Kukri Machete is based on a centuries old tool native to Central Asia. The Kukri has 3 parts to its blade; a pointed tip for poking, a wide midsection for chopping, and a narrow area near the handle for whittling and carving. The kukri is the tool of central Asia, traditionally carried for protection and as a utility tool. The Gator Kukri features full tang construction combined with the ergonomics and tactile feel of Gerbers legendary Gator grip. Included nylon sheath features belt loop and d-loop for easy carrying.