The Aito Knife

The Aito Knife is a true masterpiece of all utility knives. Its handle, made of birch bark and coated with linseed oil, offers a really comfortable, firm grip and a chamois-like feel. The blade is unpolished, 8cm long carbon steel, also known as Tyllerö.
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The Aito Knife is a true masterpiece of all utility knives. Its handle, made of birch bark and coated with linseed oil, offers a really comfortable, firm grip and a chamois-like feel. The blade is unpolished, 8cm long carbon steel, also known as Tyllerö. The same blade is found in the Juhlavuolu, the Duck Knife, and the Jänisjahti models. All these models differ from each other mainly by their handles and their purposes of use. Carbon steel has top quality properties: it stays sharp and can be sharpened almost infinitely. The handle of the Aito Knife is unique: there are cast bronze ferrules both on pommel and on bolster. The handle itself is built up from about 90 birch bark layers that are detached one by one from a birch bark sheet and placed into the knife's tang by hand alternately changing the direction. This prevents the handle from bending the way the birch bark sheet originally was. On the upper and lower ends of the handle, there are six 0.5mm thick brass layers adding some extravagance and metallic lustre. Eventually the whole splendour is sanded by hand with a belt sender to give the handle its final shape. The dark brown sheath is decorated by hand as well, and it's topped off with a brass stave, to which is attached the belt loop—"kantuumet". This knife tells its story by itself with these pictures, but when you get the chance to hold it, you'll know there's something more in it.

Hiiliterästerissä on toimitettaessa suojaöljy, joka on ehdottomasti puhdistettava pois ennen elintarvikkeiden kanssa käyttöä. Puukko on aina käytön jälkeen puhdistettava ja kuivattava ja mielellään öljyttävä. Jos puukko jää märkänä tuppeen, se mustuu ja saattaa ruostua. Mikäli käytät puukkoa elintarvikkeisiin, öljyä terä jatkossa esim. rypsi- tai auringonkukkaöljyllä. Oliiviöljyn happoisuus saattaa tummentaa terää. 

Keittiö- ja kalaveitset sekä riistapuukko ovat ruostumatonta terästä, joka ei vaadi öljyämistä. Ruostumattomassa terässä lukee etsattuna teksti "stainless steel". 

Carbon steel blade is corrosion protected with oil. The oil must be carefully removed before any use with grocery. Blade must be cleaned and dried after every use. We recommend using oil for corrosion protection. If the knife is left wet inside the sheath, it will get black markings and even rust. If you use knife with foodstuff, use eatable oil for example sunflower or rapeseed oil. Olive oil may be too acidic and affect marks on blade. 

The kitchen and fish knives as well as the Game knife are made of stainless steel, which does not require oiling. 

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The villagers and boys were amazed and in awe when a huge oddity rolled down the road in September, 1922. Alfred Kosola’s horses had to tax their strength when drawing a sleigh with an indenting hammer of 5.000 kilograms, along the snowless road to the Järvenpää’s factory. The cubs’ imagination really took over, when they began to hear a constant pounding from the factory. It was like an iron giant’s sledgehammer banging.

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