Puukko Knife Class at the Duluth Folk School
May 19, 2019

The Maasepän Puukko

  • Day 1 of 2
    December 7, 2019
    9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Day 2 of 2
    December 8, 2019
    9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Details Price Qty
Early Bird Registration (register early and save!) $190.00 (USD)  
Registration $210.00 (USD)   Early bird registration ends:
October 26, 2019

In this class you will make your own puukko, the traditional Finnish general purpose belt knife.

Beginning with putting the handle on the blade, you’ll learn about several common handle designs, and take creative license to shape yours as you desire. After the knife is complete, you will learn how to make the traditional “scandi” style puukko sheath for it. This class with also touch on how to care for a carbon steel blade, so that your maasepän puukko will last for years to come.

Registration Includes

Everyone will go home with their own traditional Finnish maasepän puukko and leather sheath, and knowledge of how to take care of it, and how to keep a sharp cutting edge.

Skill Level

No prior experienced required, but you should be comfortable using hand tools.

Best for Ages…

18 years or older.

You should bring…

Paper binder clips/small spring loaded clamps, a sturdy needle and thimble, a utility knife, a cutting board, pencil and paper, wood rasp (we’ll have a few extra wood rasps to use, if you don’t have one)




1917 W Superior St, Duluth, Minnesota, 55806, United States


Located on street level. Handicapped accessible.



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Duluth Folk School
1917 W Superior St
Duluth, MN 55806
(218) 481-7888


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