Lapin Puukko knives are made in the small town of Tervola in Finnish Lapland, near
the artic circle. The shop was founded in 1974 by Esa Silvola. It has since grown to five knife
The knives are very traditional in form and severely functional in style. They have little in the
way of decoration, but are made with the highest quality materials. They are knives meant to
be used. Click on the image for a larger image of the knife and it's sheath.
#3001; Leukupuukko 1, A basic small puukko with a blade about 3 3/8" long, and about 7 1/4"
overall. The highly polished carbon steel blades are hardened to about 59 on the Rockwell C scale, and are about .125" thick (about 1/8").
They take and hold a superior edge. The knife and sheath weigh only about 2 1/4 ounces.
This would make a neat neck knife. The leuku style flat pommel facilitates using the off hand
to apply pressure to the point. It comes with the traditional pouch sheath that hangs from a
The knives in stock have the upper part of the blade left black rather than
polished as shown.
#3002; Leukupuukko 2, A mid-sized puukko with a blade about 3 5/8", and about 7 3/4" long
overall. The highly polished carbon steel blade is about .118" thick and hardened to about 59 on the Rockwell
C scale. The knife and sheath weigh about 3 3/4 ounces. Many think this is the ideal size for
an all around knife. The diameter of the handle is still within the range of average sized hands.
It comes with the traditional pouch sheath that hangs from a twisted thong.$39
#3003; Leukupuukko 3, A larger puukko with a blade about 4 1/8", and about 8 1/2" long
overall. This is a good knife for those who like a slightly larger blade.
The highly polished carbon steel blade is about .121" thick and hardened to about 59 on the Rockwell C scale.
The knife and sheath weigh about 3 3/4 ounces. It comes with the traditional
pouch sheath that hangs from a twisted
#3006; The "Leukupuukko 6" is even larger with a blackened blade about 6 7/8" long, 1 1/2"
wide, and .134" thick. The oversized handle is about 4 1/2" long.
The knife and sheath weigh about 12 1/4 ounces. $95
#3013; The "Double 1/3" is a combination of the #1 and #3 knife in one sheath. The #1 blade is blackened,
and the #3 blade is polished. Both are carbon steel. The combination weighs about 6 1/4 ounces in the sheath. $99.
#3014; The "Double 2/6" is a combination of the #2 puukko and # leuku in one sheath. Here the puuko is polished
and the leuku has a blackend blade. Again, both are carbon steel. The combination weighs just over 15 ounces in the sheath. $125
#3012-F; Whittling Knife 30, A whittling style puukko with a highly polished carbon steel blade about 3 5/8"
long. It's the same blade as the Leukupuukko 2 shown above. The knife is about 7 3/4"" overall.
The sheath has a decorative panel of reindeer fur and hangs from the traditional twisted thong. The knife and
sheath weigh a bit under 4 1/2 ounces. $45 (one in stock)
#3033-S ; The "Camping Knife" is a neat all around knife for hikers and campers. The carbon steel blade is
about 3 5/8" long and .133" thick. The classic handle is about 4 1/4" long and sized for average and smaller hands.
It comes the with the traditional brown leather sheath that takes almost all of the handle and hangs from a twisted
thong. The knife and sheath weigh about four ounces. I really like this one. $45
#3029; The "Hunting Knife" is part of the professional series. It has a high quality carbon
blade, induction hardened to about 63 on the Rockwell scale. The blade is about 3 5/8"
long and .132" thick. The handle is about 4 3/4" long and comfortable for average and large
sized hands. The sheath hangs from a belt loop that will take belts up to about 2" wide.
The knife and sheath weigh about 6 ounces. $85
#3023; The "Outdoor Knife 72" is a work knife with a stubby blade just under 3" long, and a bit over an inch wide.
The handle is a generous 4 3/4" long, and sized for larger hands. The knife and sheath weigh about 6 ounces. $67
#3024; The "Outdoor Knife 90" is a slighty larger version with a blade about 3 1/2" long.
This might be a more generally useful size. It comes with a black sheath and the knife
and sheath weigh about 6 3/4 ounces. $69
#3050; The "Military Knife" is a version originally sold only to the
Finnish military .
It's the same as the "Outdoor 90" but has the Finnish military crest embossed on the
#3032; The "Outdoor Knife 145" has a larger blade about 5 5/8" long and about .131" thick. The longer blade and
well defined pommel flare make this one suitable for light chopping as well as slicing. The knife and
sheath weigh about 8 1/4 ounces. $79
#3025; The Lapin Fillet knife is a very basic fishing knife. The flexable stainless blade is
about 6 1/4" long, 3/4" wide at the base, and .051" thick. The 4 1/2" handle is sized for
average sized hands. The knife and sheath weigh only 3 ounces. $39.
#3035; The "Lappland Whittling" knife has a pointier 3 1/4" carbon steel blade hardened to about 59 on the Rockwell C scale. The 4 1/4" handle is shaped for control and
sized for average or larger hands. The knife and sheath weigh about 4 ounces. $79
#3036; "Nätti's Nail" is a whittling or detail puukko with a blade about 2 7/16" long. It's a very
high quality carbon steel hardened to about 59 on the Rockwell C scale. The knife and
sheath weigh about 2 3/4 ounces. $39
#3034; The "Mushroom Knife" is specialized for the gathering of mushrooms. It has a
brush in the pommel to clean the dirt from the mushrooms. The stainless blade is about
2 1/4" long. The sheath can be worn on the belt or clipped to a ring or button. The knife
and sheath weigh about 2 ounces. $45
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