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Length overall: 7-87 (200 mm)Blade length: 3-31 (84 mm)Blade steel: CPM S30V Cutting edge: 3-23 (82 mm) Hole diameter: -187 (5 mm)Blade thickness: -187 (5 mm)Handle material: Ironwood Finnish knifemaker Pekka Tuominen once said ,Every puukko is a knife, but every knife is not a puukko- A historically traditional Finnish fixed blade, the Puukko was developed for life in forested, outdoor environments where woodworking, hunting and fishing are daily chores- Puukko blades have a single curving cutting edge and a flat level spine with a rounded wood handle- The level blade spine and lack of choil, allow positioning the thumb directly on the spine to concentrate force and leverage forward and downward where its needed most when cutting- Used for cutting as opposed to piercing or stabbing, Puukkos have no cross-guard or expanded pommel to block the hand from the blade-This feature gives the knife its sleek and balanced appearance- Puukko sheaths are considered an equal component to the knife, designed to protect the blade and its owner- The Spyderco/Tuominen Puukko carries tip-down in a fitted, black leather belt sheath which pivots with the position of the body, whether standing or sitting- Made of Arizonian Ironwood, the handle is rounded ergonomically with a large radius at the top near the spine that tapers into a teardrop shape, becoming narrower at the bottom so the blade can be orientated in the hand, by feel-Where the handle and blade meet is a subtle ricasso which segues into a PlainEdge CPM-S30V Scandinavian ground blade- In true Spyderco form, a small round blade hole proclaims the fixed blade to be a Spyderco knife- The Spyderco/Tuominen Puukko successfully blends together equal parts artistic expression, traditional tool with modern blade steel and high tech cutting features- SKU: JBFB28WDP
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||2.82|
|Assembled in Country of Origin:||USA and/or Imported|
|Origin of Components:||USA and/or Imported|
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