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    Username Post: A puukko by Pekka Tuominen        (Topic#920341)
    kamagong
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    02-28-12 06:15.26 - Post#2447234    



    Here's one that was just finished up for me.





    First Joonas, now Pekka. These puukkos are addicting.
     


    Billswfl
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    02-28-12 06:28.17 - Post#2447241    


        In response to kamagong

    Beautiful kamagong, you have two really nice puukkos.

    Bill
     
    kamagong
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    02-28-12 06:55.00 - Post#2447254    


        In response to Billswfl

    Thanks Bill. I have high hopes for this one, seeing that it was built by one of Finland's seven mastersmiths.
     
    Frederick89
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    02-28-12 07:51.21 - Post#2447269    


        In response to kamagong

    NIce! A Tuominen puukko with left forge finish is almost strange... any specs?
     
    kamagong
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    02-28-12 08:41.19 - Post#2447284    


        In response to Frederick89

    I don't have exact specs, but I asked for a 95 mm silversteel blade with a birch bark handle. I'll update the specs when I have it in hand.
     
    Frederick89
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    02-28-12 09:05.20 - Post#2447298    


        In response to kamagong

    Good good. What about a compared try out of this and the Kallioniemi one?

    Just looking at bladeshape I would say that this would be a better hunter, while Kallioniemi's one would be a better carver.
     
    kamagong
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    02-28-12 09:16.38 - Post#2447307    


        In response to Frederick89

    Agreed. The first thought that entered my mind when I received these pictures were that the Pekka puukko looked more robust and more suited as a general purpose knife. Joonas' knife seems optimized for woodworking.
     
    kamagong
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    03-13-12 06:58.05 - Post#2451485    


        In response to kamagong

    I received my Tuominen puukko today, so I thought I'd add some pictures.





     
    Frederick89
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    03-13-12 08:22.16 - Post#2451498    


        In response to kamagong

    Now let's test it together with Kallioniemi's one.
     
    Bridger
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    03-13-12 14:07.47 - Post#2451605    


        In response to Frederick89

    They're both at the top of the class that's for sure.
     


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