Collection: Karesuando

These knives are produced in Karesuando, Sweden, located far north of the Arctic Circle. They have their origins in the hostile Arctic climate. The raw materials are taken from the surrounding country. Leather, horn and bone from the reindeer, and curly-grained birch, are the main components.

I’m really impressed with these knives. They have a wonderful feel in the hand. The wood is finished to a satiny smoothness I usually associate with careful hand sanding. The finish gives a better grip than a shiny surface, but doesn’t raise blisters when working hard. The blades are well ground and sharpened. The shapes and sizes are ideal for all-around utility use. You can tell that these are knives made by folks who use knives. I’m very glad that I’m selling these, because if I saw them for sale by someone else, I’d have to buy some. I found myself looking for excuses to handle the knives while working up the catalog. Each comes with a stout sheath of the deep pouch style. There are no straps or snaps to fumble with when removing or replacing the knife. Where indicated, there is a plastic insert to protect the sheath and the user.

For the technically minded, the stainless blades are 12C27, and the carbon blades are Uddeholm steel #1770 (0.7% C, 0.3% Si, 0.5% Mn). Both are hardened to 57 on the Rockwell C scale. This gives an excellent balance of edge-holding and ease of sharpening.

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  • Karesuando Blade 3549 (Carbon)
    Karesuando Carbon Blade
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  • Karesuando Unna Aksu (Hunters Axe) #3638
    Karesuando Unna Aksu (Hunters Axe) #3638
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  • Karesuando insert 3557
    Karesuando Sheath insert
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  • Karesuando Blade 3561
    Karesuando Blade
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  • Karesuando Blade 3550 (Carbon)
    Karesuando Carbon Blade
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  • Karesuando Blade Kit 3526
    Karesuando Blade Kit
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  • Karesuando Blade 3540
    Karesuando Blade Knife Making
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  • Karesuando Raven Special (Fox) #3515
    Karesuando Raven Special Bushcraft Outdoor Knife Puukko
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  • Karesuando Blade 3542
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  • Karesuando Galten (Boar) #3511
    Karesuando Outdoor Hunting Bushcraft Knife Puukko
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  • Karesuando Blade 3560
    Karesuando Blade
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  • Karesuando Vargen (Wolf) #3518
    Karesuando Vargen (Wolf) #3518
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  • Karesuando Algen (Elk) #3532
    Karesuando Algen Outdoor Bushcraft Hunting Knife With Sheath
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  • Karesuando Boar Survival Knife with Firesteel #3586
    Karesuando Outdoor Hunting Bushcraft Knife Puukko
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  • Karesuando Järven (Wolverine) #3513
    Karesuando Järven Sami Style Bushcraft Outdoor Knife
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  • Karesuando Stickkniv (Large Hunter) #3619
    Karesuando Stickkniv (Large Hunter)  #3619
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  • Karesuando Huggaren #3512
    Karesuando Outdoor Hunting All Purpose Camp Knife Leuku
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  • Karesuando Vasittu # 4043
    Karesuando Vasittu # 4043
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  • Karesuando Beaver Damascus 3500
    Karesuando Beaver Damascus Bushcraft Outdoor Hunting Knife
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  • Karesuando Ripan (Ptarmigan) #3524
    Karesuando Ripanl Bushcraft Outdoor Knife Puukko
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  • Karesuando Niibi #4011
    Karesuando Niibi Bushcraft Outdoor Knife Puukko
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  • Karesuando Vildmark (Wilderness) #3506
    Karesuando Vildmark (Wilderness) #3506
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  • Karesuando Vildmark Exclusive #3508
    Karesuando Vildmark Exclusive #3508
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  • Karesuando Elk Sandvik #3536
    Karesuando Outdoor Hunting Bushcraft Knife Puukko
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