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The Leuku!!

This large utility knife of the Finnish Laplander is a virtual machete.   It is a chopping multi use knife with a big thick handle you can use while wearing reindeer skin mittens. The big brother of the Pukko the other traditional Finnish knife.  This is a serious piece of work.  The blade is a full tang piece of 1095 spring steel it is pinned with a mosaic pin and a lanyard tube.  The handle is made of brass, elk antler, birch bark and ebony .  Come see it at the Cape Cod Beer Farmers Market this Friday!

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Summers winding down but not us!!

As the summer season winds down on Cape Cod we are just gearing up! We are starting a production line of 8 hunting , fishing and bush craft outdoor knives. We are beginning our research into our kitchen knife line that will include about 8 knife designs. We are in the middle of deciding the best steel to work with and are looking at 52100 and D2 steel as the are both fairly stain resistant high carbon steels. We wish to avoid working in stainless steel as much as possible currently as we are big fans of High Carbon Steels. If you know any professional chefs on the Cape with excellent knife skills that would like to try out our prototypes and give us input in the design stages we would reward them for their time with an example of the final product. We still have a few more farmers markets at Cape Cod Beer which ends Oct 7th. Please come out and see some of the new stuff we have been working on and bring your dull blades down for a sharpening

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Big things on the horizon.

As summer is winding down,  we are just gearing up.  We are working on getting our production line of knives rolling. We will still be making one of a kind creations as well.  This winter we will also be working on our kitchen knife line where we will be experimenting with several high tech steels including D2 and 52100 in order to find the perfect steel for our kitchen knives.  Look for the line to be ready in the spring /summer of 2017.  We look forward to a busy winter and look forward to being more high profile come next year. 12322496_1688328164745980_8200440077524379629_o

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Wood Burn a Viking Flying Fish?

So I try to make handles of my Seax interesting.  There are not many surviving handles in archaeology finds so I try and put my place in the life of a viking .   I imagine the viking ship splitting the waves and flying fish scattering in front of the bow.   Though found in all oceans they tend to be more abundant in warmer waters. I guess my viking was one of the ones who ranged far south.    The shape of it inspired a fish and so the wood burner added that bit of extra to the maple handle.  It even has a small purple heart inlay in the top with the watchful eye of Odin.

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LOVE! LIVE! LOCAL!

We will be at Love Live Locals Local Fest!   Yay!  This is our first big exposure at a festival like this so we are really excited.  You can continue to find us  at Cape Cod Beer Farmers Market Fri July 29th and Fri the 5th of August before heading to Pennsic Pennsylvania for a week of knife sales and medieval combat!  We will then be back at Cape Cod Beer Aug 19th and through out the rest of the farmers market season.

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Slow day but Slow Food was at the Market!

The weather was hot at the Cape Cod Beer Farmers Market and people seemed to stay home where it was cool instead of drinking beer in the sun . However the day was not a complete loss we sharpened some knives and sold a couple of knives. We had our newest folders on display as well as a new damascus paring knife.  Matt from TF Woodcraft was with us with his amazing cutting boards and kitchen utensils.  Slow Food Cape Cod on facebook  also gave us a mention yesterday when they saw us at the Cape Cod Beer Farmers Market so one good turn deserves another.   We love the slow food movement.  People need to get back to making food from scratch instead of eating processed and fast food which is garbage.  You can check out their site at http://slowfoodcapecod.org/