SOLD - Kauhava Puukko - Sold

$110.00

Traditional Kauhava style puukko from the most well know knife making region in Finland. Galalite is a ?bioplastic which was developed at the end of the 19th century. It is made by immersing the naturally derived milk protein casein in formaldehyde. The name Galalite derived from the Greek words gala (milk) and lithos (stone). Producing Galalite works to some extent similarly to the making of cheese. Galalite is fireproof and can easily be pigmented. After World War II, Galalite was widely replaced by petroleum-based plastics. This is a traditional Kauhava style puukko. Handmade with care.

Product Details:
  • Blade: 3.25" Hand Forged Carbon Steel
  • Handle: 3" cream color galalite
  • Bolsters: Nickel Silver
  • Total length of knife: 6.25”
  • Sheath: Leather with silver fittings
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  • Item ID: AJ8KKG1


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