Mora of Sweden

The town of Mora in Sweden has been a center of knife making for many centuries. The naturally superior Swedish steel, combined with skilled craftsmanship, resulted in knives that became famous for their ability to hold a superior edge and sharpen easily. The smiths in Mora developed a basic functional style that became a classic, known simply as the “Mora Knife.” Until recently there were two remaining large companines in Mora, KJ Eriksson and Frosts of Mora. They have merged into "Mora of Sweden", now known as "Morakniv".But some stock may be marked with the previous names.

Mora knives place function before style. But the simplicity of functionality has a beauty of it's own. The quality and prices are great, and they're one of the best knife bargains around. They have the flat Scandinavian grind that goes cleanly to the edge, and come from the factory very sharp. This style of grind is easy to sharpen without jigs or gadgets.

Carbon steel blades are hardened to 59 - 60 on the Rockwell scale, stainless blades to 57 - 58. A specialty of Mora is the laminated carbon blade. This is a three part sandwich, with a core of high carbon steel protected by sides of tough lower carbon steel. The core of the laminated steel blades is hardened to about 61 on the Rockwell scale. Normally, I prefer carbon steel over stainless steel, but I have to admit that the stainless Mora knives take and hold an excellent edge. They are made of Swedish Sandvik 12C27 steel, hardened to 57 - 58 on the Rockwell Scale. For use around water, especially salt water, stainless may be the better choice.

The classic Nordic knives come without a guard (like most kitchen knives). This enables you to make cuts you could not do otherwise, but you do have to be careful not to cut yourself. Once you are accustomed to it, it isn't a problem. I've been using them for over 50 years, and don't ever recall cutting myself because of a lack of a guard. Be careful though, they are really sharp!

One exception to this suggestion is hunting. When cleaning game your hands may be wet and slippery. When cleaning large game you may need to reach into the body cavity. If the point of the knife catches on a rib the knife can slide in your hand with nasty results. I strongly recommend a finger guard for a hunting knife. The Companion Line has a bit of guard molded into the handle. The is about the minimum I'd recomend. The new Basic and Pro series has a more pronounced guard.

Some of the older models come with sheaths that have belt slots intended for very thin belts. It seems the wide and thick American style belt is not used in Europe. Many also have a slot for fastening to a button, such as a coverall button. This is very tradtional in Scandinavia, and modern coveralls as well as the folk costumes often have a button for the purpose. It's easy enough to open up the belt loop if you prefer. The sheaths are thermoplastic, which means they get soft when warmed. If you warm the belt hanger, and insert a piece of wood or even a ruler, it will keep the new shape when it cools. See the images.

I now have a selection of leather sheaths that will fit many of the Mora knives. They are made here in the US, and are shown at the bottom of the page.

Are you a dealer? I can wholesale these knives. E-mail ragnar@ragweedforge.com for details.

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There are many styles of Mora knives. I stock more than one hundred models. Some of them are very similar, and serve similar purposes. Often this is a result of new models being introduced while the old models are still available. This allows you to look for fine differences to suit your exact purpose. I've sorted them into groups, and added an index, to help make sense of it.

Index

New from Mora!

Companion 125 Year Black Anniversary Knife

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#13024; This is a new variation of the established Companion line. The Companions are one of the most popular models Morakniv makes. They are nearly perfect all around knives for outdoor use. The knives are a handy size, light to carry and comfortable to use. While durable enough to last a lifetime or two, they are priced so that you won’t cry if you drop one in the lake.

The blade marked to celebrate 125 years of knife making. To highlight the etched markings Mora applied a satin polish rather than the usual mirror polish. This results in spine with sharper corners that will spark a ferro-rod firesteel. The corners are not as sharp as those on the Bushcraft series, but they will work. Of course it would be easy to refine the corners with a diamond plate or hard whetstone. It’s called the “Black Anniversary Knife” to differentiate it from the standard Companion Anniversary Knife, which has gold trim on the handle. This one comes with a less obtrusive all-black handle and sheath.

The satin polished stainless blade is just under 4” long, .834” wide at the base, and .099” thick. The handle is about 4 7/8” long and sized for average hands. It’s made of hard thermoplastic with a rubberized overlay for improved grip. The knife weighs just under 3 ounces, or about 4 ¼ ounces in the sheath. The sheath clips over the belt, or will attach to a button. $14.99


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#12772: TheMorakniv Basic 511: 125 Year Anniversary Edition is a version of the popular Basic 511. done in special colors to celebrate 125 years of knifemaking. I think it's quite attractive, and you aren't likely to lose it in the grass. The carbon steel blade about 3 5/8" long, 3/4" wide, and .080" thick.The knife weighs about 2 3/4 ounces, or 3 3/4 ounces in the sheath. $9.00


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#12975: TheMorakniv Basic 511: 2017 Eddition is a version of the popular Basic 511. done in special colors for the current year. I think it's quite attractive. The carbon steel blade about 3 5/8" long, 3/4" wide, and .080" thick.The knife weighs about 2 3/4 ounces, or 3 3/4 ounces in the sheath. $9.00

The Eldris

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Eldris - Neck Knife Basic; To quote Mora:
"Morakniv Eldris is a pocket size fixed blade knife that will amaze you with its versatility. Knife and Sheath Only."
The stainless Sandvik blade is 2 mm thick (.077") thick, and about 2 1/8" long. It has a semi-matte finish. The spine of the blade is squared off for use with a fire starter. The handle is rubberized with a checkered hard plastic insert. It's symmetrical to facilitate use of the knife with the edge either up or down. While the handle is only 3 3/8" long, it's fairly stout in diameter, so it feels good in a variety of hand sizes. The knife locks firmly into the simple plastic sheath. The knife weighs only 2 1/4 ounces, or 2 3/4 ounces in the sheath. It's intended to be carried in the pocket or pack. It doesn't come with any way to attach it to a belt or neck thong. Think of it as an extra stout pocket knife that doesn't fold.
There are five colors: Black, Red, Blue, Green, and Yellow.
#12647; Eldris Basic Black, $24.99
#12648; Eldris Basic Red, $24.99
#12649; Eldris Basic Blue, $24.99
#12650; Eldris Basic Yellow, $24.99
#12651; Eldris Basic Green, $24.99
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The Eldris - Neck Knife Kit "The neck-knife kit enables you to hang it around your neck with the multi-purpose paracord. There's also a secondary lock to make carry even safer. The minimalist fire starter is perfect for starting a warming fire or lighting a camping stove."
#12629; Eldris - Neck Knife Kit. Black, $39.99
#12630; Eldris - Neck Knife Kit. Red, $39.99
#12631; Eldris - Neck Knife Kit. Blue, $39.99
#12632; Eldris - Neck Knife Kit. Yellow, $39.99
#12633; Eldris - Neck Knife Kit. Green, $39.99
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If you bought the knife, and wish you had gotten the kit, it's available separately for $14. Just specify something like "kit for Eldris" on the order form and quote the price so I'll know that you want the kit without the knife.

The Garberg

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#12635: Garberg with leather sheath; a true full tang Mora knife for the most demanding tasks. The stainless blade is 4.3” long and .125” thick. It has a full Scandi grind for ease of sharpening. The spine of the blade is ground with sharp corners for use with a fire steel. The tang extends beyond the pommel of the handle, and is also ground with sharp corners for use with a fire steel, or as a scraper. The handle is has a molded checkered pattern and is very “grippy”. It’s comfortable with either an edge up, or edge down grip. The knife is 9” overall, and weighs 9.6 ounces. It comes with a secure flap type sheath for $94.99. Any order including this knife ships free.

You can download a PDF file directly from Mora with full details here.

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#12642; Garberg with Multi-Mount sheath; The Multi-Mount sheath offers a wide variety of carry options. The sheath may be mounted to a pack or vehicle, or adapted to handle up or handle down carry. To quote Morakniv:
"Only your imagination can limit your possibilities with our Multi-Mount. The range of mounting options is endless, thanks to its Velcro strips, straps, holes, and notches. And of course, it is MOLLE compatible."
I like the simplest method of just using the core of the sheath with the belt loop. $89.99 Any order including this knife ships free.

You can download a PDF file directly from Mora with full details here.

The Kansbol

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#12634:The Kansbol combines the handle configuration of the Garberg with the blade from the popular 2000. The blade is done in Sandvik stainless steel, and is 2.5 mm (.098") in thickness. It's about 4 1/8" long and just under an inch (15/16") wide. The basic grind is the usual Scandi, but it also has the additional "profile grind" on the forward part of the blade that thins the blade along the skinning curve. Unlike the 2000, the spine of the blade is squared for use with a fire starter, and it's left in a semi-matt finish. The knife weighs about 3 1/2 ounces. This is about a third of the weight of the Garberg. The result is a full sized, but light-weight knife that is more than stout enough for normal hiking, hunting or camping chores. The handle works better for me than the one on the 2000, or even the Forest (the other Morakniv that uses the 2000 blade). It's equally comfortable with the edge down, or edge up. The sheath comes with a simple belt hanger that will take belts up to 2 1/2" wide. The knife locks snugly into the sheath. I'm a bit surprised at how much I like this knife. $33.99

#12645; It's also available with the mulit-mount sheath described above for the Garberg. $49.99


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#12683; Mora Original Classic 125th Year Edition is an updated version of the knives that made Mora famous. The blade is about 3 ¼” long, 5/8” wide and .098” thick. It’s crafted from ultra high quality Sandvik 14C28N stainless steel. The tang of the blade runs the full length of the birchwood handle, and is secured with a collar at the pommel. The handle is about 4” long, and suited for small to average sized hands. The sheath is leather with and attractive stamped pattern. The knife weighs only about 1 ¾ ounces, or 2 ½ ounces with the sheath. It’s just big enough to be useful, but light enough for a neck knife or hikers. As you can probably tell, I like this one. It comes packed in a gift box for $47.


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#12717; Mora Companion, 125 Anniversary Edition is a special edition of the popular Companion model to celebrate 125 years of knife making. The satin polished stainless blade is about 3 7/8" long and is marked for the occasion. The handle has the usual rubberized overlay and gold colored trim. $17.50





The Mora Companion

The Companion line is a revision of the old Clipper line. It’s been a mainstay of hikers, campers, bushcrafters and hunters for decades. The handles are solid plastic with a rubber overlay for improved grip. They are comfortable and secure under hard usage and severe conditions. The sheaths come with a
belt clip that snaps easily over a belt belt. It will securely fit belts up to 1 3/4" wide. It can also be used with wider belts, but doesn't lock as securely. It can also be worn on a button in the Scandinavian fashion. This makes it easy to attach them to overalls as well as belts. They are excellent all around knives for minimal cost. Don't be fooled by the low price. Like all Mora knives they have excellent steel and blade geometry. They should stand up to a lifetime of hard use.

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#11863: The Companion MG Carbon has a carbon steel blade 3 7/8" long, 13/16" wide and .080" thick. The thinner blade improves slicing and carving charactics, and has proven to be adiquate for any reasonable task. The handle is sized for average hands. The handle trim and sheath are military green. The knife and sheath weigh a bit under 4 ounces. This would make a nice all around knife for those who like the easy sharpening charactics of carbon steel. $14.75.


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#11827: The Companion MG Stainless has a stainless blade 3 7/8" long, 13/16" wide and .098" thick, The handle is sized for average hands. The handle trim and sheath are military green. It's supplied with a good quality plastic sheath with a belt hook that can be snapped over the belt. The knife and sheath weigh just over 4 ounces. This would make a nice all around knife for canoeing, or use around salt water. $14.75.


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#11824: The Companion F; for those who want something that's easy to find in the snow or leaves, the Companion also comes with a florescent orange sheath and handle trim. Except for the color, it's the same as as the Companion MG Stainless. $14.75.


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#12095;; other colors are available as well. All come with stainless blades, .098" thick.
#12095-BLACK: $14.75
#12095-LIME: $14.75.
#12095-BLUE: $14.75
#12095-MAGENTA: $14.75

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#13024; This is a new variation that has the blade marked to celebrate 125 years of knife making. To highlight the etched markings Mora applied a satin polish rather than the usual mirror polish. This results in spine with sharper corners than the mirror polished blades on the standard Companion line. It will spark a ferro-rod firesteel. The corners are not as sharp as those on the Bushcraft series, but they will work. $14.99


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#12553; The Companion is now available with a blackened stainless blade. Current inventory is from the first production run, and the blades are specially marked as such. $27


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#11746: The Companion HeavyDuty Military Green is designed for heavier utility or Bushcraft work. The carbon steel blade is about 4 inches long, 3/4" wide, and .126" thick. That's about 1/8", The sheath has a belt hook that can be snapped over the belt. It will securely fit belts up to 1 3/4" wide. It can also be fastened over wider belts, but doesn't lock as securely. The handle is a bit longer than the regular Companion model (4 3/4" vs 4 1/2"). . $19

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#11867: The Companion HeavyDuty F is a similar model with a florescent orange sheath and handle trim. You should be able to see this when you lay it down! Again, the carbon steel blade is about 4 inches long, 3/4" wide, and .126" thick. That's about 1/8", $19

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#11829: The Companion FS has a stainless serriated blade 3 7/8" long, 13/16" wide and .098" thick, The handle is sized for average hands. The handle trim and sheath are florescent orange. It's supplied with a good quality plastic sheath with a belt hook that can be snapped over the belt. I'm not a great fan of serriated blades, but they can be useful for cutting marine rope, etc. $17


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#11828: The Companion Rescue has a stainless serriated blade with a blunt tip. The blade is 3 3/4" long, 13/16" wide and .098" thick, Again, the handle trim and sheath are florescent orange. As the name inplies, this one is intended for emergency personel. It wouldn't be a bad idea for use on an inflatable raft either. $17.


Mora Bushcraft line

The Bushcraft line is a series of knives for outdoor use. The blades are a bit larger than the Companion Line. It combines and improves upon some of the best features of both the older Frosts and Eriksson brands. The standard sheath has an
improved belt loop made of a flexible plastic that will accept belts up to 2 1/2" wide. The loop can be swiveled for comfort when sitting, etc.

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#12043: The Bushcraft Black has a carbon steel blade about 4 1/4 inches long, 7/8" wide, and .126" thick. The blade has a black coating to help prevent rust and unwanted reflections. The spine of the blade is ground square with sharp corners for use with a firesteel or shaving tinder. The handle and sheath are a matching black. The sheath comes with the Bushcraft style belt loop that swivels for comfort when sitting, etc. The knife alone weighs about 4 1/4 ounces, or a bit under 6 ounces with the sheath, This is heavy for a Mora knife, but because the balance is just under your index finger it feels very quick. $49.99

#10791; It's also available packed with both a belt loop and belt clip. (You get one sheath and two attachments). $53

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Spare clips: I have a small quantity of spare clips and loops to fit the Bushcraft series sheaths. They come in either green or black. $4.00 (each)



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#11742: The Bushcraft Survival Black adds an all weather fire starter to the sheath, as well as a diamond sharpening plate. The sheath comes with packed with two belt clips, the new style that encircles the belt, and the old style that clips over it. (You get one sheath and two clips.) $69.99.


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#11859; The Mora Fire Steel is available separately, either as a refill for the Survival package, or for stand alone use. The exposed part of the fire rod is about 2 1/2" long and 5/16" n diameter. The handle has a hole for a lanyard. It weighs a bit over an ounce. A striker is not provided, but you can use the back of the Survival Knife, or any sharp edge. A broken piece of glass or sharp rock will work nicely. $15

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#12418: The Bushcraft Black SRT has a stainless steel blade as well as partial serrations. This would be an interesting knfe for boaters, expecally on salt water. The blade is about 4 1/4 inches long, 7/8" wide, and .128" thick. The blade has a black coating to prevent reflections. The spine of the blade is ground square with sharp corners for use with a firesteel or shaving tinder. The handle and sheath are a matching black. The sheath comes with the Bushcraft style belt loop that swivels for comfort when sitting, etc. The knife alone weighs about 4 1/4 ounces, or a bit under 6 ounces with the sheath, $49


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#11882: The Bushcraft Pathfinder is a larger version with a carbon steel blade about 6 3/4" long, 1 1/8" wide, and .125" thick. The extra length, and slight flare toward the tip, move the balance forward for improved chopping. The blade is coated to help prevent corrosion, and reduce unwanted reflections. The spine of the blade is squared off sharply for use with firesteels. The sheath is nylon with a plastic insert, and is MOLLE compatible . The knife weighs about 5 3/4 ounces, or 8 3/4 ounces in the sheath. $89.99 Any order including this knife ships free.


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#12049: The Bushcraft Orange has a Sandvik stainless steel blade about 4 1/4 inches long, 3/4" wide, and .126" thick. The spine of the blade is ground square with sharp corners for use with a firesteel or shaving tinder. The 4 1/2" is sized for average to somewhat larger hands. Both the handle and sheath are a very bright hot orange. You shouldn't loose this one in the snow or leaves. The sheath comes with the Bushcraft style belt loop that swivels for comfort when sitting, etc. The knife alone weighs about 4 1/4 ounces, or a bit under 6 ounces with the sheath, The balance is just under your index finger and the knife feels very quick. $39 Overstock special $25

#12050; It's also available packed with both a belt loop and belt clip. (You get one sheath and two attachments).$39

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#12051: The Bushcraft Survival Orange comes with .126" thick stainless blade, fire steel and diamond sharpening plate on the sheath. The handle and trim on the sheath are a bright orange. The sheath comes with packed with two belt clips, the new style that encircles the belt, and the old style that clips over it. (You get one sheath and two clips.) $45.


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#11602; The Bushcraft Forest has a 4 1/4" blade of Sandvik stainless steel about 7/8" wide and .098" thick. The profile grind of the blade is the same as is used on the popular "Mora 2000". The handle and sheath are done in a dark military green. The knife and sheath weigh just 5 ounces. $32.50
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#12356; It's also available packed with both a belt loop and belt clip. (You get one sheath and two attachments). $36.50.


The Mora Basic and Pro Series

New!

Mora has introduced a new series of work knives that will consolidate, and eventually replace, much of the Allround, HighQ, and TopQ series shown below. They share a handle and sheath configuration. The handle is nicely ergonomic, and sized for average to slightly larger hands. The sheath is a definite improvement over the Allround sheaths, and at least as nice as the old HighQ and TopQ sheaths. It snaps securely over belts up to 1 3/4” in width. Many models allow for stacking two or more sheaths with knives of different patterns. The handles of each style are color coded for easy identification.

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#12147: TheMorakniv Basic 511 is an all around utility knife with a carbon steel blade about 3 5/8" long, 3/4" wide, and .080" thick.The knife weighs about 2 3/4 ounces, or 3 3/4 ounces in the sheath. The handle is noticably larger than the old 511, and will be more comfortable for those with larger hands. $9.00


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#12772: TheMorakniv Basic 511: 125 Year Anniversary Eddition is a version of the same knife done in special colors to celebrate 125 years of knifemaking. I think it's quite attractive. The carbon steel blade about 3 5/8" long, 3/4" wide, and .080" thick.The knife weighs about 2 3/4 ounces, or 3 3/4 ounces in the sheath. $9.00


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#12975: TheMorakniv Basic 511: 2017 Eddition is the same knife in special colors for the current year. Again, the carbon steel blade about 3 5/8" long, 3/4" wide, and .080" thick.The knife weighs about 2 3/4 ounces, or 3 3/4 ounces in the sheath. The handle is noticably larger than the old 511, and will be more comfortable for those with larger hands. $9.00


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TheMorakniv Basic 511 is also available in other colors as well. They all come with the black sheath shown above.

#12147; Morakniv Basic 511 RED (same as above) $9.00
#12809; Morakniv Basic 511 MILITARY GREEN, $9.00
#12810; Morakniv Basic 511 BLACK, $9.00
#12811; Morakniv Basic 511 ORANGE, $9.00
#12772: Morakniv Basic 511 RED/BLACK (shown above), $9.00
#12975: Morakniv Basic 511 LIME/BLACK (shown above), $9.00


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#12241: TheMorakniv Basic 546 is an all around utility knife with a stainless steel blade about 3 5/8" long, 3/4" wide, and .080" thick.The knife weighs about 2 3/4 ounces, or 3 3/4 ounces in the sheath. The handle is noticably larger than the old 546, and will be more comfortable for those with larger hands. $11.00


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#12243: TheMorakniv Pro C has a wider blade for harder usage. The carbon steel blade is about 3 5/8" long, 7/8" wide, and .080" thick. The knife weighs about 3 ounces, or just over 4 ounces in the sheath. .$12.00


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#12242; TheMorakniv Pro S has a wider blade for harder usage. The stainless steel blade is about 3 5/8" long, 7/8" wide, and .080" thick. The knife weighs about 3 ounces, or just over 4 ounces in the sheath. $13.00


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#12249; TheMORAKNIV® ROBUST comes with a thicker blade for still harder usage. The carbon steel blade is about 3 5/8" long, 7/8" wide and .130" (over 1/8") thick. The weight of the blade and handle ballance nicely. The knife weighs about 3 1/2 ounces, or just over 4 1/2 ounces in the sheath. $16

Here's an excellent review of this knife by two Dutch bushcrafters. It's well done, and I enjoyed it. Don't forget to use your back button to return.


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#12245; TheMORAKNIV® Rope Knife A rescue knife with a serrated blade that has been developed for cutting rope, nylon and fiber. The stainless blade is 3 5/8" long, 7/8" wide, and .079" thick. This would be a good knife for use on shipboard where line or netting needs to be cut. The knife weighs just under 3 ounces, or 4 ounces in the sheath. $16


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#12250; The MORAKNIV® Chisel Knife is designed for carpenters and other construction workers. The rectangular blade is just over 3" long, about 7/8" wide, and a stout .120" thick. It's sharp on the square tip as well as the usual edge. The carbon steel blade is ground from one side only. The other side is flat. $16

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#12247; The MORAKNIV® Precison Knife has a narrow stainless blade about 3" long, 1/2" wide and .077" thick. $16


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#12248; The MORAKNIV® Flex Knife has a semi-flexible stainless blade about 3 1/2" long, 3/4" wide at the base, and only .050" thick at the base. It's tapered both in thickness and width, so it's about .043" thick at the midpoint, and .025" near the tip. Unlike the others, it has a flat grind with a secondary for excellent slicing qualities. $21


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#12201; The MORAKNIV® Electrician Knife is specifically designed for the electrical worker. The stubby blade is stainless, and has about 7/8" of cutting edge. It's easy to maneuver in tight spaces. For the same reason, it has the less bulky handle of the HighQ series. There is also a sharpened spur on the back of the blade for stripping wire. . $16


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#12244; TheMORAKNIV® Safe Knife "A sturdy knife with carbon steel blade. The blade has a rounded safety tip to prevent injuries and provide a safe practice. The ergonomically designed handle is impact resistant." Knives with rounded tips are sometimes used by children, or others just learning to work with knives. The rounded tip might be a good idea when using life rafts, or other inflatebles. But I think I'd prefer the stainless #11969 HighQ Safe shown below for working on water. The blade is about 3 1/4" long, 3/4" wide and .079" thick. $11


Swedish FireKnife

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The Fire Knife is a joint venture of Mora of Sweden and Light-My-Fire, a Swedish company known for excellent fire steels. At first glance it looks like a variation on the Companion knives, but the pommel holds a fire steel. The spine of the blade is squared off to serve as a scraper for the fire rod. Like all Light My Fire products, the FireSteel works very well indeed. The stainless blade is about 3 3/4" long, 11/16" wide and .078" thick. The pommel locks securely onto the knife, and comes with a lanyard. The handle size is essentially the same as the Companion line, sized for average hands. The knife and sheath only weigh a bit under 4 ounces, so this would be an excellent choice for hikers. It comes in six colors, ranging from an unobtrusive black, to an easy to find international orange.
The six colors are:

black, green, cyan blue, red, international orange and magenta.

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Please specify color. $29.99

The FireKnife normally comes without packaging (save the trees), but for the holidays I've gotten some in display gift boxes. If you would like one in the box for gift giving, please add $1.00. Again, please specify the color.

Here's a video demonstration. Please use your back button to return.


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#FSAR-BLACK; Swedish FireSteel by Light My Fire; Army Model; While certainly not traditional, the modern fire stick is eminently practical. The Army model has a rod about 3/8" in diameter and 2 1/2" long. It comes packed on a lanyard with a striker. The assembly weights a bit over 1 1/2 ounces. Some folks prefer to keep a square corner in the back of their knife blade to serve as the scraper. It is said to last for about 12,000 uses. . Made in Sweden, $16


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#FSAR2-BLACK; Swedish FireSteel by Light My Fire; Army Model with Whistle is suppled with striker that has a comfortable plastic handle incorperating a whistle. The assembly weights about 1 3/4 ounces. It is said to last for about 12,000 uses. Made in Sweden, $17


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#FSAR2-ORANGE; Swedish FireSteel by Light My Fire; Army Model with Whistle is also available in orange so you can see it when you lay it down. $17


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#SFAR2-COCO; Swedish FireSteel by Light My Fire; Army Model with Whistle and Coco handles. For the environmentally aware, here's a version with handles from compressed coconut shell material. $17


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#FSSC; Swedish FireSteel by Light My Fire; Scout Model; The Scout Model is a bit lighter to carry, and has a red handle to help prevent loss. They are about 3" over all and come on a cord with a striking steel. The assembly weighs a bit over one ounce. The exposed rod is about 1/4" in diameter and 1 3/4" long. It is said to last for about 3000 uses. . Made in Sweden, $12.


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#FSSC2; Swedish FireSteel by Light My Fire; Scout Model with Whistle; Again, this is the Scout model supplied with a whistle in the striker. $13.


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Refills are available for the Army and Scout FireSteels. The Scout size will also fit the FireKnives. They can also be used to make your own FireSteel with a handle of your choice. An antler tine makes a nice rustic handle. Just drill a hole and glue it in place.
#S-FSAR-ST; for the Army FireSteel, a little over 2 1/2" (65 mm) long , and a bit less than 3/8" (9 mm) in diameter. $9
#S-FSSC-ST; for the Scout FireSteel, and FireKnives, a little under 2" (50 mm) long, and about 1/4" in diameter. $7


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#DOAN'S; Doan's magnesium fire starter has been an American woodcraft staple for decades. It combines a magnesium block with the usual ferro rod. Shavings from the magnesium block provide a fiercely hot burning tinder for starting a fire under difficult conditions. The block is 3" long and weighs about 1 1/2 ounces. No striking tool is provided. In a pinch you could use the edge of your knife, but this is very bad for a fine edge. I don't recommend it. The back of the blade will work if it has a fairly square corner. You can also use a sharp rock, or attach a short piece of hacksaw blade to the chain. Made in the USA. $8.75


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Tinder-on-a-Rope from Light My Fire; is a natural way to start a fire in almost any weather. It's made from fatwood, so there are no chemicals or toxic fumes. It's high in resin content, so it doesn't absorb water, and works well in wet conditions. Powder shaved from the stick will catch a spark from a Light My Fire rod easily. In wet conditions you can add a few slivers of the wood to help get your fire going. The flame from the resin burns hotter than paper or parafin. The block is about 6" long, and weighs about 1 3/4 ounces. $4.00


Mora Allround Knives

Some of the sheaths in this group have belt slots intended for very thin belts, or to be attached to an overall button. This is very tradtional in Scandinavia and modern coveralls as well as the folk costumes usually have a button for the purpose. It's easy enough to open up the slot if you prefer. The sheaths are thermoplastic, which means they get soft when warmed. If you warm the belt hanger and insert a piece of wood or even a ruler, it will keep the new shape when it cools. See the
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#510 Allround. The #510 is back! This was one of the top selling Mora knives in North America. Apparently it didn’t do as well in Sweden, because it was discontinued in favor of the #511 a few years ago. Now I’m very happy to see it back in production. The carbon steel blade is 3 ¾” long and .078” (2 mm) thick. The two millimeter thickness is easily strong enough to be useful, and thin enough to slice well. The back of the blade is left rough from the stamping. This will improve the sparking qualities when used with natural flint. For use with a ferro rod you may wish to square a portion of the back to produce sharp corners. The handle is sized for average or slightly smaller hands. It has a molded in pattern with a pebbled surface for excellent control with a variety of grips. The sheath has the usual button slot, but can be opened up take a narrow belt as indicated above. The knife weighs only 2 ¼ ounces, or 3 ¼ ounces in the sheath. This makes it very viable as a neck knife. The price is $12.


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#711 Allround. This is an all-purpose belt knife with a 4" carbon steel blade .098" thick. I like the feel of these very much, and think they would make great hunting, camping or utility knives for those who do not insist on traditional materials. The knife and sheath weigh about 4 1/4 ounces. The handle is just under 5" long, and sized for average or slighlty larger hands. $11.

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#746 Allround. As above, with a 4" Sandvik stainless blade that really holds an edge. This would be excellent for canoeing! $14


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#731 Allround. As above, with a longer 5 3/4" carbon steel blade .098" thick. $16


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#748-G Allround. As above, with a longer 5 3/4" stainless steel blade .098" thick. This one has a military green sheath and trim for the handle. The sheath comes with a leather belt loop that will fit belts up to about 2 1/4". The knife and sheath weigh about 5 3/4 ounces. $24


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#749 Allround. As above, with an 8" stainless steel blade .079" thick. This would be excellent for butchering large game such as elk. $25


Craftline Knives from Mora of Sweden

The Craftline series have hard plastic handles cast directly onto the blades, with a second layer of softer textured rubber for imporved grip and comfort. They fit my average sized hands very well indeed. The sheaths are a semi flexable plastic and hold the knives very securely. They have a clip that fits belts up to 1 3/4" securely, and can be used with wider belts as well. They also have a slot to fit an overall button.


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#11673: The HighQ Installer has a stubby carbon steel blade 1 5/8" long, 11/16" wide and .076" (2mm) thick. $11.25


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#11674: The HighQ Chisel comes with a carbon steel blade about 3" long, 7/8" wide and .092" thick. The blade is beveled only on one side. the other side is flat. $12.50.


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#11969: The HighQ "Safe Knife" is a variation with a blunt point. The tip of the blade is rounded, and not sharp. The stainless blade about 3 1/2" long and .078" thick. This could be useful for rescue situations, or use in inflated craft. Traditionally, blunt-tipped knives are sometimes used a training knives for children, but the edge is really sharp, and it's up to you to know if your child is ready for such a knife. $11.


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#11903: The Craftline TopQ Installer has a stubby blade with an edge about 1 3/4" long. It's done in the same stainless as the others, and is about a bit less than 3/4" wide and .078" thick. It's intended for striping insulation from wires, or any other tasks requiring a short blade and good leverage. I'm told it's an excellent pruning knife. $17.25


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#11905: The Craftline TopQ Chisel Knife is a tool for carpenters and other craftsmen. It combines the functions of a knife and a chisel. The stainless blade has a straight edge 3" long, and a sharpened square end about 13/16" (.81") wide. The blade is a stout .093" thick, and is beveled on one side. The back is flat. $17.25 .


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#11902: The Craftline TopQ Flex Knife has a flat ground stainless blade about 3 1/2" long and only .047" thick at the base. As the name implies, it has a bit of flex, and would be a good small fishing knife. It would also be handy in the kitchen. $17.25.


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#11904: The Craftline TopQ Ropeknife is a version of the Allround with a stainless 3 7/8" blade, serrated except for the curve at the tip. I'm not a great fan of serrations, but they are popular with sailors and emergency responders. Serrated blades work exceptionally well when cutting rope, seat belts and I'm told, even battery cables. It comes with international orange trim and a black sheath. The knife and sheath weigh only 4 ounces. $17.25.


Mora Clipper

The Mora Clipper is the earlier version of the Companion. The rubber overlay on the handle has a neatly molded checkering pattern that some folks prefer. .

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#840; The carbon steel Clipper has a 3 7/8" (100 mm) blade of unpolished carbon steel .079" thick. It has a solid plastic handle with a checkered black rubber coating in the center for improved grip. The handle is a bit smaller than the 731 shown above, and would work better for someone with smaller hands. It's supplied with a good quality plastic sheath with a belt hook that can be snapped over the belt. The knife and sheath weigh a bit over 3 1/2 ounces. $12.


The Classic Mora Knife

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The Classic #1; In Sweden this was once the basic knife. If you asked to borrow a knife, odds are this is what you would get. Now the other models with plastic handles have become more popular. But I still prefer the classic lines and the feel of the wood handles. Perhaps it's because I had a similar knife as as child. It became my "go to" knife, and I'm still using it. The carbon steel (not laminated) blade is just under 4" (100 mm) long, 11/16" wide and .080" thick. The 4" red painted birch handle is suited for average sized hands. Current stock comes with 3/4 tangs. Weight, with a functional black plastic sheath, is about 2 3/4 ounces. The price is only $14.00
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If you have large hands you might prefer the Classic #2 shown further down on the page. If you really want a finger guard, you might look the "Classic Mora Knives with Finger Guards" also shown further down. Finger guards are a very good idea when cleaning large game, and children are often started out with a knife having a guard.


The Classic Mora Knife

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#1. In Sweden this was once the basic knife. If you asked to borrow a knife, odds are this is what you would get. Now the other knives with plastic handles have become more popular, but I still prefer the classic lines of the wood handles. The carbon steel (not laminated) blade is just under 4" (100 mm) long, 11/16" wide and .080" thick. The 4" red painted birch handle is suited for average sized hands. Current stock comes with 3/4 tangs. Weight, with a functional black plastic sheath, is about 2 3/4 ounces.
Price: $14.00.

If you would prefer a stout leather sheath, the L&C Trade Knife sheath is a good fit. It's available separately for $20.


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Classic Mora Knives
The same general pattern is available in other sizes as well.
They all come with high carbon steel blades
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Classic Mora Knives with guards
#611; Some folks feel more secure using a knife with a guard. Guards are almost a necessity when cleaning and butchering large game, expecially when working in the body cavity. In Sweden knives with guards are sometimes used for a child's first knife. When the child shows some skill with the knife the guard may be removed or reduced. The high carbon steel blade is about 3 7/8 long. The handle is wood, painted red, and sized for average or slightly smaller hands. The knife weighs just a bit over 2 ounces, or ~2 3/4 onces in the plastic sheath. $16.00


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Original Classic Mora Knives
#11011; Mora Original Classic #1. Before the introduction of modern plastics, many Mora knife sheaths were made of a fiber called "Unica". The fiber is actually stiched as if it were leather. The belt tab has the traditional button hole attachment. The 3 3/4" blade is laminated carbon steel with a full length tang secured at the pommel with a collar. It's about .102" thick. The handle is unfinished birch, and a bit smaller then the regular Classic #1. The weight with the sheath is only about 2 3/4 ounces, I think it would make an excellent neck knife. $39.


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#12683; Mora Original Classic 125th Year Edition is an updated version of the knives that made Mora famous. The blade is about 3 ¼” long, 5/8” wide and .098” thick. It’s crafted from ultra high quality Sandvik 14C28N stainless steel. The tang of the blade runs the full length of the birchwood handle, and is secured with a collar at the pommel. The handle is about 4” long, and suited for small to average sized hands. The sheath is leather with and attractive stamped pattern. The knife weighs only about 1 ¾ ounces, or 2 ½ ounces with the sheath. It’s just big enough to be useful, but light enough for a neck knife or hikers. As you can probably tell, I like this one. It comes packed in a gift box for $47.


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#39 Scout Safe
#12287 The 39 Scout Safe with Orange Handle is designed for younger users. It's a classic design that has been in use for generations. The short 3.3" blade has a rounded tip to help prevent stab wounds. The blade is stainless, so it's easy to care for. The double finger guard keeps younger hands from sliding down on the blade. The 3 1/2" handle is sized for smaller hands and painted a cheerful orange. . It's supplied with a sturdy black leather sheath with a snap retainer for $29.99


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#39 Scout Safe with Green Handle
#12022 The 39 Scout Safe is designed for younger users. It's a classic design that has been in use for generations. The short 3.3" blade has a rounded tip to help prevent stab wounds. The blade is stainless, so it's easy to care for. The double finger guard keeps younger hands from sliding down on the blade. The 3 1/2" handle is sized for smaller hands and painted a cheerful green. . It's supplied with a sturdy black leather sheath with a snap retainer for $29.99


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#277. For those who want the Swedish laminated steel in a nicer setting, here's a model from Frosts with brass fittings and hardwood handle. The blade is about 3 7/8" long, 5/8" wide, and .115" thick. The 3 3/4" handle is quite slender, and best suited to those with small hands. The dark brown leather sheath has a keeper strap to engage the brass stud on the pommel. The weight with the sheath is a bit under 3 ounces. $93


Fishing Knives from Mora of Sweden


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#11819: The Fishing Comfort 150 with scaler and EasyClean sheath. has a stiff blade about 5 3/4" long and .076" thick. The blade has a scaler on the spine. The handle is the same as the Companion series shown above, and comes with lime green trim. As the name implies, the sheath is made with alternating lattice openings, and is easy to rinse out. It can be swiveled to different positions, and has a retention clip to hold the knife securely. $28

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#11817: The Fishing Comfort 155 with EasyClean sheath. has a semi-flexible flat ground blade about 6" long and .069" thick at the base. The handle is the same as the Companion series shown above, and comes with lime green trim. As the name implies, the sheath is made with alternating lattice openings, and is easy to rinse out. It can be swiveled to different positions, and has a retention clip to hold the knife securely. $28

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#893; The stainless blade is tapered both from the back of the blade to the edge, and from the hilt to the point. The blades are .about 3 1/2" long and .050" at the thickest part. They taper to about .020" at the edge, where there is a small secondary bevel. This pattern is designed to move through the fish with minimum resistance. They would make excellent kitchen knives as well. The handles are the same as used on the old Clipper series, with solid plastic covered with a textured rubber gripping surface. They have been replaced by the "Fishing Comfort" series shown below, which is based on the nearly identical Companion series.
$19 Closeout $17.50.


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#11818: The Fishing Comfort 90 Fillet Knife has a short 3 3/8" semi-flexible blade, 050" thick at the base. Like most fillet knives, it comes with a flat ground blade. The handle is the same as the same as the Comfort series shown above. The blade is the same as the Craftline Flex knife shown above. I think the Craftline handle would provide a better grip when wet or slippery. Unless you just want the lime green trim, I think I'd go with the less expensive Flex. This one is $22.

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#11820: The Fishing Comfort 096 Scaler has narrow 3 3/4" blade with a scaler on the back. The blade is quite stiff and .078" thick. It has a Scandinavian grind, and wouldn't be bad as larger whittling knife. The handle is the same as the same as the Comfort series shown above. and it comes in the conventional sheath. $23.

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#9106; The Bait Knife is designed for cutting up bait in commercial fisheries. At least one customer has expressed interest in using it for a rope and rigging knife. The stainless blade is 4 3/8" long, 1 3/16" wide and .087" thick. It's flat ground for good slicing. There is no sheath. $27.50

Outdoor Line

Speciality knives and axes for the Outdoors.

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#2000. This is the Swedish version of a survival knife. It has a wide blade with a dramatic grind. I'm told that the thinned out front portion of the blade improves the skinning qualities. The stainless blade is .098" thick and a bit over 4 1/2" long. The handle is also about 4 1/2". Handle and sheath are military green and gray plastic. The center portion of the handle is slightly soft, and has a textured surface for improved grip. The handle is sized for average to large sized hands. The weight of the knife and sheath is just under 5 ounces. $29.50.


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#12057; The same knife is now available in a really bright international orange color. You should be able to find this one when you lay it down. $29.50


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The Mora Camp Axe

#1991; The Mora Camp Axe is a modern camping tool with traditional lines and functionality. The boron steel head is about 4 3/8" long and has a curved cutting edge of about 3 1/2". The plastic handle is cast directly onto the head. It's about 12 1/2" long and is shaped for a good grip even if you are wearing gloves or mits. The handle allows choking up on the head for skinning or use as an ulu. It weighs about 18 ounces, and comes with a simple leather sheath for $49.

If you are interested, here's a Youtube review of the axe. Use your back button to return.


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#2001; The Camp Axe is available combined with the 2000 Outdoor knife for $75


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#12058; The axe is also comes with a bright orange handle. You should be able to find this one when you lay it down! $49.


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Morakniv® Outdoor Kit Orange

#12096; The boxed set also comes in international orange. You shouldn't lose them in the snow! $75

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Hunting Set 3000 Comfort in Hunter Orange

#12098; A hunting and butchering set of two knives and a sharpening steel. It's packaged in a brilliant orange storage pouch with a hard plastic insert to protect the blades. The knives have an ergonomically designed handle with a patterned high-friction grip, finger protection and blades of swedish cold-rolled special stainless steel. Blade lengths are 146 and 158 mm (5 3/4" and 6 1/4"). The sharpening steel has a 7" hardened rod. $60.00

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#11453; The Belly Opener; As the name implies, this is a specialized knife for opening the body cavity of large game animals. It's designed to avoid puncturing the internal organs, which can taint the meat. The stainless blade is about 2 3/8” long. The mouth of the opening is about ¾” wide, more than twice as wide as the usual “gut hook”. This helps prevent clogging when working with heavy pelted animals. The handle is just under 5” long, and shaped to provide good control even when wearing gloves. It’s cast directly onto the blade to avoid gaps that can collect bacteria causing body fluids. I’m not normally a fan of such specialized blades, but I’ve been asked for this one, so here it is. $22.50.

I guess you are never too old to learn. One of my customers sent me this:
"Just wanted to let you know the Mora Belly Opener is a very good tool for emergency personnel. Much faster than medic shears on seatbelts, clothing and even climbing ropes up to 7/16".


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#1504; The Carl-Johan Mushroom Knife. The gathering of wild mushrooms is a tradition in Europe and parts of North America. Here is a knife designed for the purpose. It comes with a stainless blade just under 2 1/2" (52 mm), a textured pistol grip handle, and a built in brush to remove dirt from the mushroom without bruising. The tip of the blade is rounded to help prevent injury. The skeleton blade guard serves to cover the blade in the pocket, or it can be used to clip the knife to the clothing, or even hung as a neck knife. With the sheath, the knife is just under 6" overall, and weighs less than 2 ounces. It's available in RED, BLACK or LIME, please specify your preference. $22


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#Lapp-95; This is the answer for those who have been asking for true full tang Mora knife for bushcraft. The tang is the full width as well as the full length of the 4 1/2" handle. The brass bolsters add to the solid feel. Again, the Sandvik 12C27 blade is about 3 1/2"' long, but there is no finger cutout, so the cutting edge is also about 3 1/2" long. The blade is about 7/8" wide and .122" thick. The knife comes with a stout leather sheath that retains the knife with a flap. The sheath has a plastic liner. The knife weighs about 6 ounces, or just under 10 ounces with the sheath. $175. (One in Stock)


Wood Carving


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Carving Knife Kit with Dala Horse Block


Here are two of Sweden’s most iconic symbols, the Dala horse and Mora carving knife. The Dala horse is said to have it’s origin hundreds or even thousands of years ago. In the 17th century little wooden horses were sold at markets in small towns and villages in Dalarna, in central Sweden. A hundred years later wooden horses were carved by men working in the forests during long winter evenings and brought back to the village for the children to play with. This is how the little wooden horse from Dalarna became a treasured object. These simple wooden horses were later painted in bright colours inspired by the flower patterns painted on furniture and walls in the region. During this time travelling salesmen selling traditional household items would also bring Dalahastar to use as payment for board and lodgings. They also became an important source of income for poorer families. Even young children had to learn to carve wooden horses after returning home from school. The children of one such family started a small business at the ages of13 and 15 in 1928. Their children and grand children are still producing the Dala horses to this day in a little village called Nusnas in Dalarna. Their Dalahast has now become an authentic symbol of Sweden. Traditionally they are carved from the clear, slow growing pine from around Lake Siljan at Mora.

The #120 knife has a short, narrow, and pointed blade of laminated steel, which gives it superior resiliency and edge retention. The handle is oiled birch in the classic Mora tapered oval shape. The shape gives excellent control while allowing a variety of carving grips.

The price of the kit is $29.99


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Swedish Carving Techniques by Wille Sundqvist


It’s back in print!

I really like this book. It’s by far the best thing I’ve seen on the subject of traditional carving with knife and axe. There is no equal. It begins with the tools, and their selection and preparation. Different carving grips and strokes are discussed, so as to maximize control and effect, while minimizing the risk of injury from the sharp tools. There are sections on selecting wood from natural sources, (green wood is easier to carve), roughing out, finishing and decorating. The focus is on making useful objects, such as spoons and bowls that exhibit natural form, function and beauty. It’s been out of print for years, and I was very happy to have it again. Profusely illustrated, 135 pages in 8" x 10" paperback. List price, $24.95 $22.50

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Carving Swedish Woodenware, with Jögge Sundqvist is the companion video demonstrated by Willie’s son. Excellent! DVD format, 60 minutes, List price; $19.95 $18.00

The book and video together are $35.00.


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#106. The basic Scandinavian carving knife has a laminated blade with the core hardened to 61 - 62 on the Rockwell Scale. The narrow blade is about 3 1/8" (~80 mm) long and .111" thick. The unfinished birch wood handle is about 4 1/4" long (including the ferrule), and sized for average hands. It's supplied with a functional plastic sheath for $24.99


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#105; A carving knife with an oversized handle. The handle is about 4 3/4" long, and is better shaped to protect the hand of those unused to Scandinavian knives. It would also give ample material for those wishing to carve their own style handle. The blade is 3 1/8" (79mm) long, and shaped for fine carving. The core of the laminated carbon blade is hardened to 61 - 62 on the Rockwell C scale for the finest of edges. No sheath is supplied. But I have some sheaths for the discontued Allaround #511 that are a tight, but very workable fit. $24.99, or $25.99 with a #511 sheath. .


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#120; A traditional Scandinavian carving knife. This is a detail knife with a blade of laminated carbon steel about 2 1/4" (58 mm) long and .114" thick. The core of the blade is hardened to 61 - 62 on the Rockwell C scale for the finest of edges. The handle is generously sized for a solid grip. $24.99


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#122; Another traditional carving knife, this time with a straight edge, and a very sharp point for cutting fine detail. The laminated carbon steel about 2 3/8" (60 mm) long and .112" thick. The core of the blade is hardened to 61 - 62 on the Rockwell C scale for the finest of edges. The 4 1/4" handle is generously sized for a solid grip. $24.99.


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#12658; The "Stainless Wood Carving Basic" is an entry leval alternative with a stainless steel blade and molded plastic handle. The handle has just a bit of a gaurd to help keep inexperienced fingers off the edge of the blade. The blade is nominally 3" (78mm) but current inventory is a little shorter, just under 34" (75mm). It's 9/16" wide at the base, and .079" thick. Again, the blade is shaped for carving, and is stainless steel, not laminated. It's supplied with a functional plastic sheath. $15.99.


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#73-164; This one is listed as a "Woodcarving knife for Children". It comes with a carbon steel blade just under 3" long, 5/8" wide, and .080" thick. There is a stamped metal guard to keep the child's fingers off the blade. The 3 1/2" Birch wood handle is sized for smaller hands. The knife comes with a plastic sheath for $19.99


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#12991; This one is listed as the "Rookie". It's similar, but comes with a stainless steel blade. The point of the blade is rounded off to help prevent stab injuries. Again there is a stamped metal guard to keep the child's fingers off the blade, and the 3 1/2" wood handle is sized for smaller hands. The knife comes with a plastic sheath for $19.99


Specialty Carving Tools

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#162; Full curve carving knife, for carving bowls and spoons, etc. sharp on both sides, as well as the square end. Since it's sharp on both sides it works equally well with a left or right handed grip. The square end works as chisel to reach awkward spaces, but you shouldn't pry with it. In carbon steel; $24.99

162-S: Also available in stainless steel. $29.99


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#163: Half curve carving knife, as above, but with a more open curve. Since it's sharp on both sides it works equally well with a left or right handed grip. The square end works as chisel to reach awkward spaces, but you shouldn't pry with it. In carbon steel; $24.99

163-S: Also available in stainless steel. $29.99


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#164-S; Full curve carving knife, sharp on one edge only, and tapered to a point. It only comes in one version, which is right handed for most people. The single sided blade allows you to use your thumb on the back of the blade. In stainless steel only, $29.99


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#220. This is a woodcarver's drawknife with a 4 3/8" carbon steel blade (not laminated).. It's beveled from both sides. Smaller drawknives like this are quite handy, and are hard to find. Some years ago when I wanted one to shape a gunstock, I had to forge my own! $29.99.


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#11728; (was #2006). This another version of the drawknife. Again, the carbon steel blade is about 4 3/8" long and an inch wide. I think the #220 above gives more control, but some folks prefer the Mora Classic style handles. $29.99


Farrier's Knives

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#180; This is a farrier's knife used for trimming the hooves of horses. But it can make a good crooked knife for those who prefer the North American style of curved carving knife. The "No Stain" blade is a bit over 3" long, but only about 2 ¼” are sharpened as it comes from the factory. The handle is about five inches long, and sized for average and larger hands. Farrier work requires a strong edge, and you will probably want to re-profile the edge a bit for working with wood. I like to extend the edge to the base of the handle, and reshape the handle, but most folks don’t bother.
#180-RH; Right handed, $16.50
#180-LH; Left handed, $16.50

There is an interesting article on crooked knives posted by "Old Jimbo".

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#330; This is a farrier's knife used for coarse trimming of hooves and other rough materials. The high carbon steel blade is about 5 1/2" long, with about 4" sharpened. It's about 1 1/8" wide and .097" thick. The rubberized handle is about 5 1/2" long. In old time woodworking shops, similar knives were called "hacking knives" and used for the roughest work. If you want a knife to stand up to serious batoning, this is it. It does not come with a sheath. $19.99 Overstock special $15.99


Kitchen Knives

I've been asked for Mora kitchen knives, so I'm starting with these.

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#4085; The Paring knife has a blade 3.3" long and only .071" thick at the base. The textured propylene handle is about 4 3/4" long. $18

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#4118; The Vegtable Knife has a narrow blade about 4 1/2" long and .071" thick at the base. I think this would be a good all around prep knife. $18.

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#3214 The Bread knife has a serated 8.4" blade angled so you can comfortably use it on a cutting block. The blade is about .055" thick. The handle has a soft overmold for increased comfort and improved grip. $39

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#4216; The Chef's knife has a 8.5" stainless blade about 1 7/8" wide and .096" thick at the base. The handle has a soft overmold for increased comfort and improved grip. $49

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#7250; The Butcher knife has a 9.8" blade, about .117" thick at the base. $39

1891 Classic Kitchen Knives

This new line of kitchen knives was designed in collaboration with Cervera of Sweden, known for luxury kitchen accessories. The handles are inspired by the Classic Mora knife, modified for comfort and control in the kitchen. They come in either red or black stained birch wood. The blades are of course the famed Sandvik stainless steel, hardened and tempered for optimum performance. Each is supplied in a gift box.

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#12312; The 1891 Classic Paring Knife 3" blade, red stained handle $50


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#12317; The 1891 Classic Paring Knife 3" blade, black stained handle $50


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#12313; The 1891 Classic Utility Knife 5" blade, red stained handle $100


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#12318; The 1891 Classic Utility Knife 5" blade, black stained handle $100


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#12309; The 1891 Classic Chef's Knife 9" blade, red stained handle $120


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#12314; The 1891 Classic Chef's Knife 9" blade, black stained handle $120


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#12310; The 1891 Classic Bread Knife 10" serrated blade, red stained handle $110


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#12315; The 1891 Classic Bread Knife 10" serrated blade, black stained handle $110


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#12311; The 1891 Classic Filet Knife narrow 7" blade, red stained handle $110


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#12316; The 1891 Classic Filet Knife narrow 7" blade, black stained handle $110


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#12422; The 1891 Classic Kitchen Set combines the Chief's Knife, Bread Knife and Paring knife, in a gift box, red stained handles $250


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#207-7; The Frosts Mora sharpening steel comes with micro-fine serrations for quick touch ups of kitchen knives, or other longer blades. The steel is about 7" long, and the handle is about 4 1/2". $19


Leather Sheaths for Mora Knives

I've had many requests for leather sheaths to fit the Mora knives, so here's a selection for Moras, or similar sized knives. They are all solidly made here in the US. Any time you use a pouch style sheath that's not designed for a specific knife it's a good idea to add a liner or at least a one sided stop to help keep the knife from not going too far into the sheath as the leather stretches. Alternatively you can wet-mold the sheath to the knife.

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#SAMS-1NA is a snug fit for any of the Companion line, including the Heavy Duty models. Of course it will also fit the Clipper and Allround models. It's a reasonable fit for the #2 classic. However if you are heavy handed it's possible to drive the #2 to the bottom of the sheath. It would be a good idea to improvise some kind of liner to act as a blade stop if getting it for the classic. Or you could wet-form the sheath to the knife. Unlike the others, this one is raw tooling leather, and can be formed to your specific knife. See the sheath making page for suggestions on doing this. The sheath is sewn with a welt, glued and stitched. The belt loop is securely riveted, and will take belts up to about 2 3/4" in width. $21


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#SAMS-1BR is the same sheath drum dyed to a rich brown color. $22


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#SAMS-7BR is a bit wider, and will take the new Pro line (shown here with the #12249 Robust). It's a bit longer than strictly necessary, and there will be a half inch or so of extra space to allow for stretching. When new it will be snug fit fit for the Pro line that do not have the rubberized insert in the handle. It will be a TIGHT for the Pro line with the insert like the Robust. As always, some kind of liner or stop is advisable to prevent too deep a penetration. Wet molding is even better. $23.
I also have some with white stitching rather than the brown shown in the image.

#SAMS-7NA; (not shown) the same sheath without the dye. This will probably make it easier to wet mold. $22

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#SAMS-12BR is wider still. It's shown here with the Bushcraft Black, but again some kind of liner to prevent pushing the knife too far down into the sheath would be a good idea. It comes with a solidly attached loop for a fire steel. The loop is a firm fit on the 5/16" diameter Mora firesteel. It would be TIGHT fit for the Light-My-Fire 3/8" diameter fire steel. The firesteel is sold separately. It's not included with the sheath. The larger image shows the optional dangler. The dangler drops the sheath a bit over 4", and allows it to move freely for comfort when sitting. If you are backpacking, it may also allow you to use the sheath when wearing a waist band on your pack. $25 without the dangler, $29 with the dangler.


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#SAMS-DANGLER, The dangler is also available separately. It's on a split ring (like a key ring), so it would be easy to add to any sheath with a reasonably narrow belt loop. $6


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#TR-LCS; The Lewis and Clark Trade Sheath will fit the Mora Classic #1or #2. It wouldn't hurt to add a liner. You can often use the botton of the plastic sheath. The riveted belt loop will easily take belts up to 3 1/4" wide. Or it it can be hung on a thong for use as a neck knife. $20

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The Medium Trade Sheath will fit the little Mora Classic #2/0 quite nicely. It comes in two styles.
#TR-MNS; as a neck sheath $14
#TR-MBS; as a belt sheath $14 Out of Stock


Ordering

Shipping and handling is $6 per order (not per item) anywhere in the US. Standard shipping is by Priority Mail, so please give me your mailing address, not your UPS address. The $6 doesn't actually cover the cost in many cases, but it's easy to calculate, and is my way of saying "thank you".

Orders in New York State require sales tax. If you don't know the sales tax in your county, I can calculate it for you, but you should expect it to be added. This applies only to orders shipped to addresses within New York State.

I'm sorry, U.S. orders only please.

Most folks use a credit card and the encrypted secure order form. If you prefer, you can FAX your order to 716-731-3715. I'll need the type of card (Discover, Visa, or Master Charge), card number and expiration date. If course I'll also need to know what you are buying, and where to send it. Please include your e-mail address.

If you don't have a FAX, you can call 716-731-3715. If your timing is good, you can just speak to me and give me the order. If I'm not in the office it will default to the FAX machine. No collect calls.

If instant gratification is unavailable, you can always send a Postal Money Order or check to:

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PO Box 326
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The Postal Snail may be slow, but he's faithful and discreet. Checks may be held for clearance, so if you're in a hurry, use a money order.

Everything on the page should be on hand and ready to ship. However some items may be short supply, so if you are ordering by mail, you might want to e-mail first so that I can hold your item (ragnar@ragweedforge.com).


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