Pasi Jaakonaho: Work In Progress

Pasi Jaakonaho is a puukkoseppämestari– a master smith, and teacher  in Inari in Northern Finland, whose fine traditional knives evoke the spirit of the north. He is a craftsman who also works in wood and antler and makes silver jewelry.  You can read his profile by visiting the index page and visit his website at    http://www.pasijaakonaho.fi/linkit.htm to see more of his work or to contact him.

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