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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! JKMHEFF@aol.com

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.

Fredrik Prost: Saami Craftsman https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2017/03/08/fredrik-prost-saami-craftsman/

A Visit To Finland: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2017/02/21/a-visit-to-finland/

Pasi Jaakonaho Work In Progress: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2017/01/25/pasi-jaakonaho-work-in-progress/

Mora Knife Review: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2017/01/02/mora-knife/

Seishi Oizumi: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2016/11/18/seishi-oizumi-bush-n-blade/

YP-Taonta Review by Federico Buldrini: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2016/11/08/yp-taonta-review-by-federico-buldrini/

Lauri Karjunen: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2016/09/01/lauri-karjunen/

Juha Nikki: Recent Work: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2016/07/28/juha-nikki-recent-work/

Teuvo Sorvari: Vöyrin Puukko

https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2016/05/20/teuvo-sorvari-voyrin-puukko/

Roman Kislitsyn Sami Style Carving:

https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2016/03/28/roman-kislitsyn-sami-style-carving-wip/

Risto Mikkonen: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2016/03/07/risto-mikkonen-puskusauma-wip/

A Visit With Tapio Syrjälä https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2016/02/22/a-visit-with-tapio-syrjala/

Martti Malinen Karelian Axe:  https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2016/02/08/martti-malinen-karelian-axe/

Danijel Haramina https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2016/01/21/danijel-haramina/

Martti Malinen Kuhankeittaja Puukko

https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2016/01/06/the-savonian-oriole-kuhankeittaja-puukko-by-martti-malinen/

Hervé Hueber  https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2015/12/13/herve-hueber/

Maasepän Puukko Review by Federico Buldrini

https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2015/11/21/maasepan-puukko-review-by-federico-buldrini/

Roman Kislitsyn https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2015/10/08/roman-kislitsyn/

MarkkuVilppola https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2015/09/06/markku-vippola/

Roselli Carpenter Knife Review https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2015/08/24/roselli-carpenter-review/

Forging A Hatchet by Pasi Hurttila https ://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2015/07/19/forging-a-hatchet-by-pasi-hurttila/

Custom Nilakka by PekkaTuominen https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2015/06/12/custom-nilakka-by-pekka-tuominen/

Slöjkniv Review by Federico Buldrini: 

https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2015/05/16/slojdkniv-review-by-federico-buldrini/

Puukkkojunkkari: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2015/04/23/puukkojunkkari/

 Kitchen Knives: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2015/04/11/tero-kotavuopio-kitchen-knives/

Tuohituppi: Birch Bark Sheath tutorial by Eero Kovanen:  https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2015/01/31/tuohituppi-birch-bark-sheath-a-tutorial-by-eero-kovanen/

JanTommyKirkholt https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2015/01/04/jan-tommy-kirkholt/

Christmas Photo Gallery 2014 https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2014/12/13/christmas-photo-gallery-2014/

Some Traditional Norwegian Knives: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2014/12/05/sometraditional-norwegian-knives/

VeikkoHakkarainen:Kullervo https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2014/11/16/kullervo-review/

Tuohi, Birch Bark In Finnish Culture by Eero Kovanen: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2014/09/02/tuohi-birch-bark-in-finnish-culture-by-eero-kovanen/

Eero Kovanen: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2014/08/29/eero-kovanen/
Pasi Hurttila Tuohipää Puukko Review: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2014/08/03/pasi-hurttila-tuohipaa-puukko-review/

Martti Malinen Koivimäki Puukko Review: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2014/05/24/malinen-koivumaki-puukko-review/

Puukkopäivät: Fiskars Knife Days 2014 https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2014/05/18/puukkopaivat-fiskars-knife-days-2014/

Stitchless Scandi Sheath by Juha Nikki: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2014/05/03/stitchless-scandi-sheath-by-juha-nikki/

Juha Nikki: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2014/04/26/juha-nikki/

Ilkka Seikku Maasepän Puukko Review: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2014/03/22/ilkka-seikku-maasepan-puukko-review/

Pasi Jaakonaho: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2014/03/08/pasi-jaakonaho/

Tapio Syrjälä: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2014/02/22/tapio-syrjala/

Billhooks: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2014/02/15/billhooks/

Saku Honkilahti: Birth Of A Puukko: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2014/02/05/saku-honkilahti-birth-of-a-puukko/

Veikko Hakkarainen: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2014/01/25/veikko-hakkarainen/

Markku Parkkinen, Midnight Sun: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2014/01/18/markku-parkkinen-midnight-sun/

Martti Malinen: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2014/01/10/martti-malinen/

Emännänveitsi: Part Two https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2014/01/04/emannanveitsi-part-two/

Emännänveitsi – Woman’s Knife: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2013/12/28/emannanveitsi-womans-knife/

Making A Leuku by Pasi Hurttila: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2013/12/07/making-a-leuku-by-pasi-hurttila/

Rauno Virtanen / TULIKOURA: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2013/11/21/rauno-virtanen-tulikoura/

Anssi Ruusuvori / New Work:  https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2013/11/10/anssi-ruusuvuorinew-work/

The Finnish Axe by Marcus Lepola: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2013/10/27/the-finnish-axe-by-marcus-lepola/

H. Roselli: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2013/10/13/h-roselli/

Markku Parkkinen: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2013/10/04/markku-parkkinen-2/

Tuohipää/Stacked Birch Bark Puukkos: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2013/07/13/tuohipaa-stacked-birch-bark-puukkos/

Tapio Wirkkala Puukko: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2013/07/06/tapio-wirkkala-puukko/

Mikko Inkeroinen Leuku: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2013/06/29/mikko-inkeroinen-leuku/

Markku Parkkinen: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2013/06/22/markku-parkkinen/

Puukko Gallery Part 2 https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2013/06/15/puukko-gallery-part-2/

Puukko Gallery Part 1 https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2013/06/08/puukko-gallery-part-1/

Sami Länsipaltta:  https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2013/06/01/sami-lansipaltta/

Making A Puukko Without Power Tools by Ilkka Seikku: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2013/05/25/making-a-puukko-without-power-tools-by-ilkka-seikku/

One Year: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2013/05/18/one-year/

Kustaa Lammi: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2013/05/13/kustaa-lammi/

Theo Eichorn Part 2: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2013/05/04/theo-eichorn-part-2/

Theo Eichorn: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2013/04/28/theo-eichorn/

Pasi Hurttila: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2013/04/20/pasi-hurttila/

Tero Kotavuopio: https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2013/04/13/tero-kotavuopio/

Joonas Kallioniemi https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2013/04/06/joonas-kallioniemi/

Mikko Inkeroinen https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2013/03/30/mikko-inkeroinen/

Jani Ryynänen https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2013/03/23/jani-ryynanen/

Saku Honkilahti https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2013/03/16/saku-honkilahti/

Jukka Hankala https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2013/03/09/jukka-hankala/

Kay Vikström https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2013/03/02/kay-vikstrom/

Ilkka Seikku https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2013/02/22/ilkka-seikku/

Rautalammi Puukko by Arto Liukko         https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2013/02/16/rautalammi-puukko/

Joonas Kallioniemi Mammoth Tooth Puukko WIP https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2013/02/02/joonas-kallioniemi-mammoth-tooth-puukko-wip/

Ilmajoen Puukko or Hattutuppipukko https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2013/01/25/ilmajoen-puukko-or-hattutuppipuukko/

Yrjö Puronvarsi Blades / YP Taonta https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2013/01/13/yrjo-puronvarsi-blades-yp-taonta/

Matti Luhtanen: Toijala Puukko https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2012/12/27/matti-luhtanen-toijala-puukko/

Christmas Puukko Gallery   https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2012/12/15/christmas-puukko-gallery/

Anssi Ruusuvuori: Puukkoseppä, Historian, Author  https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2012/11/25/anssi-ruusuvuori-puukkoseppa-historian-and-author/

Pekanpää Puukko https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2012/11/10/pekanpaa-puukko/

New Forum and Other Information https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2012/11/05/new-forum-and-other-information/

Leuku: Part Two by Pasi Hurttila  https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2012/10/20/leuku-part-two-by-pasi-hurtilla/

Leuku: Part One  https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2012/10/14/leuku-part-one/

A Visit To Finland by Federico Buldrini https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2012/10/07/a-visit-to-finland-by-federico-buldrini/

Tommi Puukko  https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2012/09/22/tommi-puukko/

Maasepän Puukko https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2012/09/15/1026/

Tuppi: Work In Progress Tutorial by Saku Honkilahti https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2012/09/10/tuppi-wip-by-saku-honkilahti-2/

Joonas Kallioniemi Work In Progress https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2012/08/20/joonas-kallioneimi-work-in-progress-2/

Pekka Tuominen Birch Bark Handle Tutorial https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2012/08/07/pekka-tuominen-birch-bark-handle-22-2/

Iisakki Järvenpää Horse Head Puukkos https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2012/08/05/issakki-jarvenpaa-horse-head-puukkos-11-2/

Vöyrin and Toijala Puukkos https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2012/07/28/voyrin-and-toijala-puukkos-41/

Interview With Pekka Tuominen https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2012/07/11/interview-with-pekka-tuominen-22-2/

Helsinki Knife Show https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2012/07/02/helsinki-knife-show-18/

Edvin Sjöberg – Viking Knives https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2012/06/08/edvin-sjoberg-the-viking-knives-19/

Saku Honkilahti – Kokemäen Puukko  https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2012/05/31/saku-honkilahti-kokemaen-puukko-12/

Igor Barutkin – Knives of the Lappish Pures  https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2012/05/28/igor-barutkin-knives-of-the-lappish-pures-20/

Two Unique Puukkos https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2012/05/26/two-unique-puukkos-13-2/

Härmän Puukko https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2012/05/19/harman-puukko-17-2/

Welcome https://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/2012/05/17/hello-world/

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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