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Photo call: Ed Schempp, Pekka Tuominen, Des Horn and some Mammoth at the Ficx2017

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Spyderco C221GPWH Lil’Nilakka — Pekka Tuominen’s Lady/Gentleman Folder.

I first had the chance to play with the Son of the Nilakka at the Minimeet. It looks beautiful but the action was not smooth and the handle squarish. I was not really a fan. Especially as I thought my Nilakka full size was…

PEKKA TUOMINEN IRON WOOD PUUKKO – A glimpse at the Northern Woodlord.

As you can notice the blade of the Puukko is not tapered like the Nilakka. It’s a real different animal to work with. More strength to the tip for example.Even if I had never got any issue with the folding version which is one…

SPYDERCO NILAKKA ~ C164GBN – Pekka’s Folding Puukko is a North Star !

I have had the chance to meet Pekka Tuominen two years ago at the SICAC (Paris Knifeshow) but six month before I was handling a prototype of his Folding Puukko at the Amsterdam Minimeet. The design was very ZEN. For me it was like…

Spyderco Lil’Nilakka – My Romantic Gentleman Puukko.

When I consider a new knife, I like to choose it in such a way that it conveys values that appeal to me; in synch with my mood with what I recognize as exemplifying a tradition, a nation; when craft turns into art. I…

Getting my S30V Nilakka back to Zero Grind.

As you can notice, my Nilakka was developping a gentle convexing ground since JD had the patience to give a decent edge to it two years ago. But since, JD has sent me another video showing how tough well heat treated S30V can be…

Choosing a knife for the city.

You don’t need a reason to carry a knife. Whatever they ask you, just lie or tell them what they want to hear. In the woods or in the countryside carrying a knife, whatever your gender, is wise. But in the city ? You…

Tuscan Raiders #4 – Geometries, Gayle Spyderco Gayle Bradley Junction and whittling.

It has all started when I wanted to review the Spyderco Gayle Bradley Junction. It’s a great design for an EDC fixed blade which can be used for everything. Easy to carry in its pancake constructed bolteron sheath. But the edge was just too…

FARID K2 – No Rest For The Wick2d

This is a big knife but it has found its place in my pocket. The flat design makes it easy to carry and forget in your pocket. Also the single screw clip makes a beautiful print like a much smaller knife. this is deceptive and…

Spyderco Amsterdam Minimeet the 10th Anniversary Report

This review will be update on regular basis as we are also dependent from Spydercollector pictures. Nemo: Again we have been 80 lucky people to attend the 10th Anniversary Spyderco Meet in Amsterdam. Some were there since the beginning like my friend JD and…

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