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Steel in combination with the original materials that were used at the dawn of industrialization.
Steel in combination with the original materials that were used at the dawn of industrialization.

  

 

100mm copper
100mm copper

Here is the metal projects with soul.

Hello everybody! Frankly, I spent a year of my life on this project. But what is time when you do your favorite thing! I need some equipment and I believe that kickstarter will help to collect a required amount of money and I will create the brand Manual Craft.

  • The simplest folding knife in the world!
  • The latest visual games in the office.
  • Steel in combination with the original materials that were used at the dawn of industrialization.
  • This knife is not just a tool, but a sculpture.
  • This knife is not just a tool, it's a memory.
  • This knife is not just an instrument, but there are eternal material and spiritual values created by the people.
  • This knife is like the armor of a higher mind.
URBAN KUKRI knife family
URBAN KUKRI knife family

3 versions of the knife for your needs.  

3 sizes, 2 colors. 100% hand made. Compact knife with a universal cutting edge.Unique compact knife size. This project is suitable for all urban residents, regardless of gender. This is a pocket knife for the city and travel.

Only quality metal.

Only the real metals of the industrial age.

This project is suitable for urban citizens, regardless of gender.

URBAN KUKRI knife family
URBAN KUKRI knife family

Knife-sculpture will decorate the working space of any urban resident.

Also it can and should be carried.

Give yourself and your loved ones only high-quality outfits.

 Ideal shape and feel of a piece of metal.

100mm
100mm

Buy your first collectible knife on kickstarter. 

Steel in combination with the original materials that were used at the dawn of industrialization. Each unit comes with a serial number and quality certificates.

Steel Blades Urban Kukri
Steel Blades Urban Kukri

 

 

 

Usability of Urban Kukri. 

Each model has its own idea and functional.

Main Knife 100mm, Knife-Keychain 50mm, Knife-Jewelry 30 mm.

It can cut, pick and chop anything.
It can cut, pick and chop anything.

30 millimeter version, not only jewelry, but also useful equipment.

Unique compact knife size.
Unique compact knife size.

50 mm version is the perfect keychain.

Compact knife with a universal cutting edge.
Compact knife with a universal cutting edge.

100 mm version for personal customization.

The simplest pocket knife with a shock shank.
The simplest pocket knife with a shock shank.

A great example of industrial design.

Perfect handmade lines. 

Perfection in simplicity.
Perfection in simplicity.

 

A knife that will outlive any of your gadgets.

I chose metal that is not afraid of water, fire and dirt.

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Still life theatre at office and at home.

URBAN KUKRI family harvest. Make colorful installations with our sculpted knives at home and at work.

Urban Kukri chrome 50 mm
Urban Kukri chrome 50 mm

 

Urban Kukri chrome 50 mm
Urban Kukri chrome 50 mm

 

Urban Kukri chrome 50 mm
Urban Kukri chrome 50 mm

From mini installations to a real theater on the table.

100mm
100mm

 Antique style in modern execution.

URBAN KUKRI knife family
URBAN KUKRI knife family

This is the simplest folding knife in the world, created by hand, at the moment.

In ancient times old men gave such knives to their grandchildren as a memory of the eternal. Your great ancestor would have given you this knife if he would come down tomorrow from heaven!

Urban Kukri copper 100mm
Urban Kukri copper 100mm

 

100mm copper
100mm copper

"Liberty proportions".

Combination of knife and sculpture. The knife can stand like a sculpture on any surface.

Epic style - the main feature of handmade accessories. 30mm version.
Epic style - the main feature of handmade accessories. 30mm version.

 

50mm copper
50mm copper

 

100mm copper
100mm copper

The most unusual thing among your favorite trifles.

A vintage knife in the 21st century looks like this.
A vintage knife in the 21st century looks like this.

 

URBAN KUKRI knife family
URBAN KUKRI knife family

 

URBAN KUKRI knife family
URBAN KUKRI knife family

 

URBAN KUKRI knife family
URBAN KUKRI knife family

30mm and 50mm version can be worn around the neck, like jewelry, or on keys, like a key ring.

30mm version
30mm version

 

 

              

 

                                              

Leather case with innovative technology of rapid opening of the bottle.

stretch goal #1 more than 23000$
stretch goal #1 more than 23000$

 

 

stretch goal #2 more than 23000$
stretch goal #2 more than 23000$

 

 

stretch goal #3 more than 24500$
stretch goal #3 more than 24500$

  

Stretch goal #4 Vargan

Vargan (from the varga - "mouth, lip", or from the Greek όργανον - "organon", that is, "instrument") - a musical instrument. Refers to self-sounding tongue musical instruments. When playing a vargan pressed to the teeth or to the lips, the oral cavity serves as a resonator. Changing the articulation of the mouth and breathing makes it possible to change the timbre of the instrument.

stretch goal #4 more than 26000$
stretch goal #4 more than 26000$

 

Manual craft team.

A huge thanks to all the participants of the project. You are best!
A huge thanks to all the participants of the project. You are best!

Dear friends, I’m already working on your early bird orders.

The first batch of Urban Kukri is ready for shipment already in January 2018.

 

Risks and challenges

I have all the conditions for making 10,000 units of this product.
I guarantee that every item will be send, because I do it on my own.
Having reached the required amount, I will assemble a team of enthusiastic professionals who will help me to make everything faster.

The market price of such a knife is not less than $125, but since my team will make a large number of knives and we will do everything on our own to the rivet, by our hands, the cost of our product is not high.

"Perhaps in the future, if you like my design, I will release some more new prototypes.I have a lot of ideas and technical solutions on a variety of topics in the field of knife-making."
Konstantin Shaporenko respectfully!

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