Finnish Blades and Kits
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NorthCoast Knives is proud to introduce the Progression Tempered Puukko. After several years of research and development, Lauri of Finland has perfected the process by which the spine of this amazing blade is tempered to a utilitarian hardness of RC52 while the edge is hardened to an absolutely amazing RC63. This revolutionary process gives you a hard working blade that is not only durable, but will hold a razor sharp edge longer than anything you now own. Hardware is presented to allow you to construct either the guard or ferrule style.
Progression Tempered, 3 3/4 in. blade
|Brass Ferrule for Progression Tempered Puukko|
|Brass Guard for Progression Tempered Puukko, stamped oval|
|Machined Brass Guard for Progression Tempered Puukko, 1/8" thick, rectangular|
|Traditional Leather Sheath for Progression Tempered Puukko, unfinished|
|Natural Horn Spacer Natural product, size will always vary, but should be 1" diameter minimum|
|Buffalo Horn Spacer, Black, polishes well, approximately 1 to 1 1/8" in diameter|
OK, OK, it's really Corian, but I've been seeing more pictures recently where makers are using this hard material in place of natural products. Makes sense. It's harder and more stable than horn or buffalo but still works nicely with all of your existing tools. Provided as 1 1/2" x 1" x 1/4" thick. Available in white and bone color
|Be sure to check out the Progression Tempered Puukko Tutorial, showing both the guard and ferrule styles of construction|
|YouTube has a
couple of nice do-it-yourself videos. Here's one I like: Click
Here's another helpul one I like: Click HERE
Superb Norwegian steel will hold an edge for a long, long long time. The Brusletto is 3 layers of laminated steel: the center lamination is a high carbon steel hardened to a very hard RC59. The Puukko is high carbon steel with an attractive black finish on the unsharpened portion of the blade. The Camping and the Laplander are stainless steel , polished to a mirror finish. Meant to work VERY hard.
8 3/4" overall, 4"
blade, laminated steel, 3/32" thick.
Note: Waiting for next shipment
(B) 9 3/4"
overall, 5 " blade, 1/8" thick
(C) 10 3/4"
overall, 5 1/2" blade, 1/8" thick.
|NCK115 Note:||$ 29.50|
|Leuku (D) 11 3/4" overall, 6 7/8" blade, 1/8" thick. A regular mini-machete, good for heavy duty yard work.|
|Brass Guard for Brusletto or Puukko|
|Nickel Silver Guard for Brusletto or Puukko|
|Brass blade ferrule for Brusletto or Puukko|
|Nickel silver blade ferrule for Brusletto or Puukko|
|Nickel silver blade ferrule for the Camping blade|
|Brass guard for the Camping blade|
|Brass blade ferrule for Laplander|
Fillet Blade: ( above)
The Finish Fillet Blade Kit ( below) has been very popular and I had many customers ask if I could offer just this superb blade by itself. Here it is. This is probably the best ( In my opinion) fillet blade you can buy. Verify for yourself by doing a quick Google search on what completed blades like this are selling for . Legendary Swedish stainless steel, 6 1/4: blade, 11 1/4" overall length and a flexible .060" thick. VERY sharp and will stay that way for a long time.
Finish Fillet Blade
|Brass Guard, Fillet Knife||NCK-3579||$2.30|
Please note: I am temporarily suspending shipment all of of the kits due to problems with the sheaths being supplied by the manufacturer. I know that Lauri of Finland's supplier is giving them problems -- the last shipments that I have recieved gave me a mix of unusuable sheaths. I hope to have this eventually straightened out but I'm not sure when.Sorry.
|Swedish Fillet Kit I probably don't have to tell you how good Swedish steel is or how it's some of the best in the world. If you want a fillet knife for yourself or as a gift, one that is going to work hard and keep on going, this is the one. It'll get you though a lot of fishing seasons and still be an heirloom for the grandkids. Blade is 6 1/2" long, 11" overall length. Very, very sharp and flexible. Kit includes unfinished leather puuko style sheath. stamped brass guard, a block of traditional curly birch and red fiber spacers. And the blade, too, of course. Please note: The Birch handles that have been coming in have been mediocre at best. I am now shipping a block of walnut with these kits instead|
|Puukko Kit: Includes superb Finish 8 " knife with 3 " blade, black finish on the unground part of the blade, curly burl handle block, genuine horn spacer, brass guard, red spacer material and a beautiful unfinished leather sheath. Note: the little rivet shown in the picture on the left is no longer included with this kit. I couldn't figure out what it was used for anyway. For a picture of the completed kit, click HERE Please note: Due to a death in the small family that provides the sheaths for Lauri of Finland, a black leather sheath is now being provided instead of the previously unfinished tan one.|
|Be sure to check out the illustrated Puukko Construction Article in the Tutorials Section. Many useful tips!|
Laplander Knife Kit: Includes superb Finish 10 1/4" knife with 5 1/2" blade, black finish on the unground part of the blade, walnutl handle block, genuine horn spacer, brass guard, red spacer material, stamped brass sheet butt cap and a beautiful unfinished leather sheath. For a picture of the completed kit, click HERE Please note: Due to a death in the small family that provides the sheaths for Lauri of Finland, a black leather sheath is now being provided instead of the previously unfinished tan one.
|Be sure to check on the illustrated Camping Puukko Construction Article in the Tutorials Section. Many useful tips!|