Harri Merimaa is a third generation knife maker based in Kauhava, Finland. He is a one-man shop making all of the knives and sheaths by hand. The blades are sourced from Laurin Metalli Oy and are hardened to 59 HRC which means they hold an excellent edge but are easy to maintain. These are quality Finnish puukkos used for hunting, fishing, camping, woodcraft, and just about any other outdoor activity. The quality and craftsmanship are excellent. You will not be disappointed in owning a Woodsknife puukko!