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Pekka Tuominen. Francesco Pachi.

Продолжаем знакомство с Great Persons in the World of Knives.

As you know Francesco Pachi and me introduce our new project about Great Persons in the World of Knives.

The name of Francesco Pachi is well known for knife masters and not only for them.
A talented man is talented in any craft, so Francesco is known not only with his knife masterpieces highly appreciated by collectors: for a long time he was the head of, probably, one of the most famous knife Guilds in the world, the Italian Knife Guild.
Besides, he makes amazing photographs appreciated by collectors not less than his knives.
Currently he his occupied with photography only. But still the knife world, be these real knives, photographs, exhibitions, books, or anything else, here are his world and his life.

One publication by me - one photo by Francesco - one famous knife maker.

Франческо Паки и я представляем вам наш новый совместный проект.
Пожалуй, на сегодняшний день Франческо, в прошлом знаменитый найфмейкер, является самым известным фотографом, передать ножи для съёмки которому, уже большая честь.

Ни для кого не секрет, что ножи, которые появлятся в Каталогах,"приобретают дополнительную ценность".

Мы вместе с Франческо хотим рассказать вам о Людях, которые стоят за этими ножами.
Сейчас взяли подборку за прошлый и позапрошлый год и готовы пригласить вас в удивительный мир - the world of custom knives.

Today about Pekka Tuominen.


Model:  Faces
Steel:  Mosaic Damascus made by the maker
Handle: Walrus ivory
Total lenght: mm 260
Blade lenght: mm 145
Работа была представлена на HKS 2017.

Пекка - удивительный человек. Обаяние, талант, чувство жизни и прекрасного - всё в нём есть. Он обаятелен и очень трудолюбив. И если вам повезёт - когда-нибудь у вас в своей коллекции будет его нож.

Кажется, ему подвластно всё в создании нового ножа: от идеи ло реализации.
Он Мастер полного цикла, скажем так.
Внизу я привела несколько фактов по годам. Если есть интерес узнать больше - он всегда на связи, справшивайте :)

Pekka is an amazing person. Charm, talent, a sense of life and beauty - everything in it is. He is charming and very hardworking. And if you're lucky - one day you will have his knife in your collection.
Pekka Tuominen Custom Knives is one man's handcraft company. Totally handmade production includes all kinds of knives: puukkos, leukus, hunting knives, daggers, folders etc. Production is mainly custom orders (waiting list for delivery in the autumn 2017 is more then 1½ years from order) and I also take part in 3 – 5 international knives shows per year.
Degrees, previous professions:
2007 Bladesmith
2009 Master Bladesmith  (Accepted by the Ministry of Education of Finland (FNBE)
Former degrees; forestry worker, Wilderness Guide, Youth Worker,.
Former work; Youth leader, military servise, (in Middle-East and Balkan area) and farmer
Awards:
2003-2009  Several medals ( 11 pcs. ) in Puukko-making competitions during years
2003 Year's Cultural Act of Keitele municipality
2010 Shared first prize at the Poro-desing contest
2011 First prize at the Puukko contest of Metsästys ja Kalastus -magazine
2012 The Art Award of the Art Comittee of Northern Savolax
2013 The Finnish Bladesmith of the year
Exhibitions:
2006 Finnish National Museum, Finnish Puukko
2009 Siida, Leuku II -exhibition,  Siida
2010Poro-design exhibition, Siida
2011 Cheongju International Craft Biennale, Korea
2013 Höyrygalleria (Steam Gallery, Korpilahti), Puukko makers
2014 Rahvusraamatukogus, 40 NUGA  (The Tonu Arrak anniversary exhibition)
2017 Master of Finnish Knifemaking exhibition, Deutsches Klingen Museum, Solingen Germany 2017
Collaboration: designed the Puukko-fixed blade, Nilakka and Lil Nilakka-folding knife models for the Spyderco Company in US
Association memberships:
Finnish Knifemakers Guild
Finnish Puukko-knife association
Corporazione Italiana Coltellinai
Site - http://www.pekkatck.fi

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