Description

The traditional Lynx Knife now comes with a forged steel blade. The blade is made of carbon steel and is perfect for carving; it is also easy to sharpen to its original sharpness.

Carbon steel

A blade made of carbon steel (chromium 3%, carbon 0,75%, HRC 55-57) is particularly adapted for whittling and is easy to sharpen back to its original sharpness yourself. In maintaining a carbon steel blade, it’s important to dry it carefully after each use. It’s also good to treat it regularly with unsalted oil, like cooking oil for example. A carefully maintained carbon steel blade will remain rust free and has a very long life.

Curly birch

The traditional material used for Finnish knife handles is curly birch. The material comes from the curly birch belt in Central Finland. The blaze-patterned curly birch is an excellent fit as a material for a knife handle, because it’s durable and fair. This beautifully patterned curly birch is available on the market in limited amounts, which makes the price notably higher than regular birch.

Leather sheath

The leather sheaths of Marttiini knives are made with either vegetable or chrome tanned oxhide. The leather hides are purchased from both Europe and South America. The sheaths are made with both dyed and natural colored leather.

The knife sheaths are still made mostly by hand. Each sheath has to be exactly the right size and shape, so it forms a fitting pair with the knife. A section of the leather is cut with a model iron, and the seams are attached with glue before sewing. Most sheaths have a plastic piece inside that supports the sheath and protects the blade.

The printing on the sheath is made on either the cut section or the finished sheath. Rivets, and in some cases a bronze collar, strengthen and adorn the sheath.

How to Sharpen? 

Specifications:
Knife Weight:        87 grams
Blade material:     Carbon steel
Blade thickness:    Cutting edge: 0.097 mm; Spine: 0.298 mm
Blade length:         11 cm (4.33″)
Handle material:  curly birch, waxed, finger guard of bronze
Handle length:      12 cm (4.72″)
Sheath material:   Genuine leather

We have more products in this range that we will be gradually adding to the website. If you are looking for a particular Marttiini knife and do not see it here, please send us an enquiry email to enquiries@warebroscutlery.com.au.

Ware Bros Cutlery – The Knife Shop is an Authorised Australian Retailer of Marttiini knives.

For your information all Marttiini products purchased from Ware Bros Cutlery – The Knife Shop come with an Australian backed warranty (some conditions do apply).

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