Index Page

Welcome to Nordiska Knivar, a blog about traditional Nordic knives.  Primary focus is the puukko, a cultural treasure  of Finland. If you have any photos or information you would like to add please let me know, I’d be glad to hear from you!

The knife featured in the header image is by Roman Kislitsyn, blade forged by Pasi Hurttila. Both are featured throughout this site.

Notice: all text and photographs contained in this blog is copyrighted by the authors. Please request permission to to use this material.

Johannes Adams:

Mikko Heiskanen:

Fredrik Prost: Saami Craftsman

A Visit To Finland:

Pasi Jaakonaho Work In Progress:

Mora Knife Review:

Seishi Oizumi:

YP-Taonta Review by Federico Buldrini:

Lauri Karjunen:

Juha Nikki: Recent Work:

Teuvo Sorvari: Vöyrin Puukko

Roman Kislitsyn Sami Style Carving:

Risto Mikkonen:

A Visit With Tapio Syrjälä

Martti Malinen Karelian Axe:

Danijel Haramina

Martti Malinen Kuhankeittaja Puukko

Hervé Hueber

Maasepän Puukko Review by Federico Buldrini

Roman Kislitsyn


Roselli Carpenter Knife Review

Forging A Hatchet by Pasi Hurttila https ://

Custom Nilakka by PekkaTuominen

Slöjkniv Review by Federico Buldrini:


 Kitchen Knives:

Tuohituppi: Birch Bark Sheath tutorial by Eero Kovanen:


Christmas Photo Gallery 2014

Some Traditional Norwegian Knives:


Tuohi, Birch Bark In Finnish Culture by Eero Kovanen:

Eero Kovanen:
Pasi Hurttila Tuohipää Puukko Review:

Martti Malinen Koivimäki Puukko Review:

Puukkopäivät: Fiskars Knife Days 2014

Stitchless Scandi Sheath by Juha Nikki:

Juha Nikki:

Ilkka Seikku Maasepän Puukko Review:

Pasi Jaakonaho:

Tapio Syrjälä:


Saku Honkilahti: Birth Of A Puukko:

Veikko Hakkarainen:

Markku Parkkinen, Midnight Sun:

Martti Malinen:

Emännänveitsi: Part Two

Emännänveitsi – Woman’s Knife:

Making A Leuku by Pasi Hurttila:

Rauno Virtanen / TULIKOURA:

Anssi Ruusuvori / New Work:

The Finnish Axe by Marcus Lepola:

H. Roselli:

Markku Parkkinen:

Tuohipää/Stacked Birch Bark Puukkos:

Tapio Wirkkala Puukko:

Mikko Inkeroinen Leuku:

Markku Parkkinen:

Puukko Gallery Part 2

Puukko Gallery Part 1

Sami Länsipaltta:

Making A Puukko Without Power Tools by Ilkka Seikku:

One Year:

Kustaa Lammi:

Theo Eichorn Part 2:

Theo Eichorn:

Pasi Hurttila:

Tero Kotavuopio:

Joonas Kallioniemi

Mikko Inkeroinen

Jani Ryynänen

Saku Honkilahti

Jukka Hankala

Kay Vikström

Ilkka Seikku

Rautalammi Puukko by Arto Liukko

Joonas Kallioniemi Mammoth Tooth Puukko WIP

Ilmajoen Puukko or Hattutuppipukko

Yrjö Puronvarsi Blades / YP Taonta

Matti Luhtanen: Toijala Puukko

Christmas Puukko Gallery

Anssi Ruusuvuori: Puukkoseppä, Historian, Author

Pekanpää Puukko

New Forum and Other Information

Leuku: Part Two by Pasi Hurttila

Leuku: Part One

A Visit To Finland by Federico Buldrini

Tommi Puukko

Maasepän Puukko

Tuppi: Work In Progress Tutorial by Saku Honkilahti

Joonas Kallioniemi Work In Progress

Pekka Tuominen Birch Bark Handle Tutorial

Iisakki Järvenpää Horse Head Puukkos

Vöyrin and Toijala Puukkos

Interview With Pekka Tuominen

Helsinki Knife Show

Edvin Sjöberg – Viking Knives

Saku Honkilahti – Kokemäen Puukko

Igor Barutkin – Knives of the Lappish Pures

Two Unique Puukkos

Härmän Puukko


5 responses to “Index Page

  1. Your Nordiska Knivar is very, very nice.
    Sorry for my English is very bad, I speak just French.
    Congratulations and best regards
    I to go to Stockholm at August for look the city and for to buy the beautiful Scandinavian knives.

  2. Thank you for your kind words Martial!

  3. the care and dedication in this blog is jawdropping… absolutely fantastic database, showroom, and history archive… quality pics and interesting testimonials…
    my most sincere congratulations!

  4. Thank you, I appreciate your support.

  5. Just found this page by recommendation from FB “Knivsamlaren”. A lot of reading to catch up!

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