September 11, 2020

Morakniv Wood Carving 106 Knife with Laminated Steel Blade Review

What we have here is a laminated knife straight from Sweden. The Morakniv Wood Carving 106 Knife with Laminated Steel Blade has a pointed knife blade made of laminated steel and this gives it a certain type of toughness and edge resiliency. 

The spindle shaped handle made of oiled birch wood is big enough to enable the user a proper grip. Plus the wood gives it a natural feeling and also gives the carver an amazing experience. 

The Morakniv Wood Carving 106 Knife with Laminated Steel Blade has a slightly longer blade for more generous cuts. This plus the wooden handle gives iit the possibility to form the handle to optimal shape.

Professionals worldwide claim to love this knife because of its ergonomically-designed handles which enable employment of premium-quality knife steel that is optimally suitable for the task for which the knife is intended. 


  • It is comfortable to handle.
  • It is easy to sharpen.
  • It comes well sharpened ready for use.
  • Makes precise cuts.
  • Great value for money.


  • The sheaf is of cheap quality.
  • Prone to rusting.


Being made from birch oil wood certainly gives this knife enough durability to withstand continuous use. Unlike the wood splitter this knife does not require too much maintenance as it is both easy to clean up and carry around. The knife has a laminated steel blade which shields it from any corrosive agents and other elements that may result in it’s depreciation 

Morakniv Wood Carving 106

The wooden handles have an ergonomic design which makes them easier and more comfortable to use. Though the blade is laminated, the handle is not and may stain a bit to certain elements. Likewise as the handles are made from wood, they may not be as resistant to fire and cracking like any other wood. 


For such a great knife that looks great and works just as great, the price tag on this knife can definitely comfort anyone’s wallet. The Morakniv Wood Carving 106 Knife with Laminated Steel Blade comes at an affordable price which if it were higher nobody would really complain. 

The materials used to construct the knife are not as expensive in the raw material market, but the designs used and the craftsmanship used definitely add an ounce of price to the knife. For one looking for a crafting knife at an affordable price, this one ere may be worth checking.

Our Verdict

When it comes to crafting, very few beginners know exactly what to expect when choosing a knife. Some knives tend to be a bit too hard on the handle resulting in blisters in the hands as well as fair accidents. 

Other knives can be too smooth and slippery making it easy for one to cut themself whilst carving. However with this Morakniv Wood Carving 106 Knife with Laminated Steel Blade, the handle comes with a very reasonably sized handle.

Besides the size of the handle. It comes at a very affordable price and the laminated blade definitely allows for it to last longer than regular blades out there as well as withstand certain conditions and elements that would rather be corrosive to other knife blades. So all in all this knife isn’t as bad and may not be as good, but it definitely will not be a disappointment.

David D. Hughes
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