The straight edge and superb grip of the Kukri Machete make it an excellent self defense knife and bushcraft tool. The wide midsection is designed to clear brush without hesitation and the large, comfortable handle feels great in hand. Kukri machetes are also crafted with a pointed tip for stabbing and a narrow area near the handle for whittling and carving. This ergonomic and versatile weapon is optimized for swinging with serious power. The Ka-Bar Kukri Machete has survived the toughest field testing and offers impressive results in chopping and basic field use. This work horse is sold with leather and Cordura sheath and can be carried for both protection and utility.