I made this Tommi for Markus. I mostly sticked to the good old way to do it. But I took
1.2516(1,2%C with 1%Tungsten) instead of 1.2210(Silversteel) for the blade steel, and changed the point spine geometry.
I also have a different system for the leather strap from which the sheath is hanging on the belt. This is an old system with a leather button that originally comes from Gudbrandsdalen in Norway.
Everything else sticks as close to the rules as I can do.
- the tommi Puukko is supposed to be as elegant in his sheath as out of it.
- This particular spine geometry is inspired by the East-Karelian Puukko from the North region of Ladoga lake.
- Before I begin with piling up the birchbark pieces I have to ensure that the fit between blade and bolster is tight and clean. No glue is used for a Tommi. Before I learned from Mikko Inkeroinen how to do it The traditionnal way, I used to solder this hair line with tin…