Morten Håkonsen is a highly skilled, full-time knifemaker and knifesmith from Skien, Norway, the capital of Telemark. Norway is widely known for its age-old knife traditions. Morten’s blades, made in the traditional Norwegian style, have three layers of Damascus steel and carbon steel and are used for knifemaking by knifemakers from all of the Nordic countries. He is also a popular instructor and last taught at Vesterheim in the summer of 2013. Morten has won many prizes for both his blades and knives in Nordic knifemaking competitions. Morten is a member of the Norwegian Knifemakers Association and on the board of Grenland Knifemakers Club, which is the biggest and most active club in Norway.
Each knife made by Morten is hand-crafted—unique and one of a kind! Order now or that special knife might be gone!