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Knives of the Yakut

Knife Yakut 9by Warrior Publications, Jan 14, 2015

One of my favourite types of knives originates in northern Scandinavian countries and was used by Indigenous Sami people as well as Vikings and woodsman throughout the region (one example being the puuko). This type of knife generally has a 4-6 inch blade, a simple oval shaped handle, and a zero or flat grind (which is also referred to as a Scandi grind). These knives are used as general utility, bushcrafting, and carving knives. Mora of Sweden and Helle, based in Norway, are two well known producers of these types of knives. Read the rest of this entry