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Kainuun Puukko's Smith
Genuine Tommi-knife produced by knife smith Veijo Käpylä can be identified by the initials VK hammered to the blade. Kainuun Puukko's knife blacksmith tradition and professionalism have moved to next generations. At the same time every generation has refined its manufacturing methods so that Tommi-knife is a more sustainable, sharper and with higher quality finish than ever before.
There has been several Blacksmiths in Veijo Käpylä's family history. Most famous smith of Käpylä's family lived in wilderness at Vihanti Ilveskorpi. Arvola Heikki was the Veijo's mother's brother. Heikki produced in a professional manner all the utensils and tools: knives, axes and scythes. Heikki was even a skilled gunsmith, and he even produced himself a gun and all the necessary parts. The last rifle was completed when he was 80 years old.
Veijo is already a little boy got blacksmiths pajoilla how to follow a pro pounding iron objects. Enthusiasm and interest to work hand grabbed at the time. The family in addition to all the men were tough and erämiehiä Facts have always claimed the draft.
Veijo has been all his life an artisan, farmer and blacksmith. Throughout his life he has been enjoying manufacturing all kinds of crafts, tools and objects. Veijo has all his life been interested in the manufacture of knives. He had been the natural choice to continue as the official blacksmith on the Kainuun Puukko's history of a century of manufacturing and traditions.
Reciprocating Olavi Kemp Smith taught the knife manufacturing skills to Veijo. This over the centuries accumulated knife manufacturing know-how inherited from the front and the famous Tommi knife manufacturing will continue under the historical name Kainuun Puukko.
Veijo has developed a particular blade manufacturing technology forward so that today, Tommi-knife blades are more homogeneous and more durable than ever before. Veijo has developed several own knife designs and these new models have met Tommi-knife along with great popularity. Today, knife orders come from all around the world. Several sworn knife enthusiasts have recognized Veijonen skills and Tommi high-quality knives. Knife Collection is often culminating in Veijo's produced and nicely finished Tommi-knife.