Now that we are through the big Yule weekend, I figured that it was time to showcase one of the gifts that I received............. Thanks Jim!
This knife is a beautifully crafted Puuko knife from Finland! The knife was hand made by Matti Koski, the owner of Kauhavan Puukkopaja, one of the finest traditional knife making shops in Finland today. Here is a link to his web site....... it is in Finnish, but you can always use the Google Translator page to change it to English (or whatever!).
This knife has a full tang blade of high carbon steel, with a birch wood and bone handle, and brass end cap. The sheath is hand sewn and tooled in the traditional Finnish fashion. All in all, a very beautiful and extremely functional knife! This is a knife that is equally at home in the wilds or in the workshop.
I showcased another Puuko knife of mine in a past blog entry (complete with some history and information on Puuko knives in general). You can jump over to that page here:
And now for your viewing pleasure......... here is the photo album of this beautiful knife: