Helle Knives 46 Besseggen Fixed Blade Knife with Curly Birch Wood Handles

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The Helle Besseggen is a premium bushcraft knife that combines exceptional craftsmanship with versatile functionality. Handmade by skilled workers in Norway, this knife is a testament to Helle’s commitment to producing high-quality tools.

The Besseggen features a scalpel sharp blade that holds its edge well, making it ideal for various tasks in the field. While some models may have visible grinding marks, this doesn’t affect the knife’s performance. Its characteristic design, with a blade length of around 4 inches, makes it suitable for hunting, skinning, and woodwork.

The handle of the Besseggen is crafted from curly birch or wood, offering a beautiful aesthetic and an ergonomic design that fits comfortably in the hand. This ensures a secure grip, even in wet or slippery conditions.

The knife comes with a generally well-made sheath that provides a safe and convenient way to carry and store the Besseggen. However, some users have expressed concerns about the thickness and durability of the sheath.

Overall, the Helle Besseggen is a top-tier bushcraft knife that combines excellent grind and sharpness with beautiful handle materials. Its high-quality construction and good rust resistance make it a reliable companion in the great outdoors. Whether you’re hunting, skinning, or engaged in woodwork, the Besseggen is a versatile tool that won’t disappoint.


  • Great blade quality and sharpness
  • Ergonomic handle design
  • Excellent craftsmanship
  • Durable and built to last
  • Good rust resistance
  • Versatile for everyday use or collection


  • Some cosmetic flaws (glue seepage, grinding marks, rough handle finish)
  • Handle thickness may not suit all hand sizes
  • Sheath leather could be thicker for better durability

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