Morakniv Wood Carving 120 Knife with Laminated Steel Blade

Here we have the Morakniv Wood Carving 120 Knife with Laminated Steel Blade, 2.4-Inch which is a  small carving knife that comes with a thin, tapered 2. 4-inch blade of laminated steel.

It comes with an oiled birch wood handle that makes it quite easy to use and less complicated for one’s wrist and hand. The birch wood is oiled well enough to prevent any cracking or breakage. 

The laminated Steel features layers of high carbon steel with a core that is hardened to 59-60 HRC. It is also surrounded by a softer alloyed steel layer that has been hot rolled to make it rougher and tougher. 

If you are looking for a knife that will last long while carving even the hardest of woods, then this here could be it.  Besides that, the knife is quite small making it rather easy to handle.

Pros 

  • The knife is small making it easy to work with for precise cutting
  • The laminated steel is protected corrosive elements making the blade durable 
  • Being made from high carbon steel the blade is easier to sharpen
  • It comes with an oiled birched handle that is easy to work with
  • The blade stays sharp for longer periods

Cons

  • The blade does not work for hollow crafting and relief carving
  • As the blade is thin and small, it may be easier to harm oneself while working

Durability

Having a birch oiled wood handle certainly gives this knife enough durability to withstand continuous use. Unlike regular knives that come with plastic handles this one here is quite durable and is easier to maintain in the long run.

It is both easy to clean up and carry around which definitely adds some points to this knife. The knife has a laminated steel blade which shields it from any corrosive agents and other elements that may result in its depreciation 

The wooden handle has an ergonomic design which makes it 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 handle is made from wood, it may not be as resistant to fire and cracking like any other wood. 

Price

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. Morakniv Wood Carving 120 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.

Morakniv Carving Kit 120 Carving Knife and Rough Cut Wooden Swedish Dala Horse

Here we have the  Morakniv Carving Kit 120 Carving Knife and Rough Cut Wooden Swedish Dala Horse. It is believed to have been assembled especially for those beginners who had just realised their passion. 

The kit includes popular classic Morakniv 120 Carving Knife, a rough cut wooden Dala horse ready to be carved to a finish, and a gift box as well. For a beginner it certainly has come bearing gifts.

The Mora Wood Carving 120 comes as a small wood carving knife with a thin, tapered blade of laminated steel and an oiled birch handle. For a beginner it certainly would be a great choice. 

In the kit, you will also find a Swedish Dala Horse that helps one get accustomed to carving as it requires to be finished in certain parts and angles. Giving one the practice they need. 

Pros 

  • The kit comes with a Dala horse in need of finishing to help one practice more
  • The blade is made from laminated steel which is resistant to rusting and corrosives
  • The handle is ergonomic and easy to use for the hand and the wrist as well
  • It is a great kit for beginners who are just learning how to carve
  • The knife is quite durable

Cons

  • The kit may not be as affordable as regular knives
  • Does not come with a sharpening tool of its own

Durability

When it comes to durability the Morakniv Carving Kit 120 Carving Knife and Rough Cut Wooden Swedish Dala Horse is not much of a disappointment at all. Working as a beginner’s kit the knife and the Dala horse are quite strong and reliable. 

The blade itself comes laminated, which helps to prevent things such as rust and corrosion from other elements. The handle is made from oiled birch wood which instead makes it quite tough. 

The handle is ergonomically designed, making it one comfortable knife to use. The knife comes with a blade that has been hot rolled, giving it a rough and tough exterior. It may be softer at the middle, but the tough exterior is enough to hold the blade steady for the longest. 

Price

For a regular knife that comes with an unfinished carved horse for one to work on. The kit is quite affordable. If you however look at it in another way then the price may be a bit unsettling. Morakniv Carving Kit 120 Carving Knife and Rough Cut Wooden Swedish Dala Horse. It may not be the cheapest kit out there. 

However considering all its features and design, we can term it affordable because of the features that it enhances and how it can be used. All in all, the pricing is reasonable because it has excellent features, and it can also be used for several things.

Our Verdict

In conclusion lets just say that both the Morakniv Carving Kit 120 Carving Knife and Rough Cut Wooden Swedish Dala Horse and the Morakniv Wood Carving 120 Knife with Laminated Steel Blade tick all the boxes that would make them worth the buy. 

David D. Hughes
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