Pasi Jaakonaho

 

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EDUCATION

Artesan, Sámi Educational Centre, Inari 7.6.1996
Journeyman bladesmith (by Finnish National Board of Education), Länsi-Suomen käsi- ja taideteollisuusoppilaitos, Mynämäki 12.6.2007
Bachelor of Arts, Kuopio Academy of Design 29.5.2008
Master Bladesmith (by Finnish National Board of Education), Länsi-Suomen käsi- ja taideteollisuusoppilaitos, Mynämäki 12.6.2009
Vocational teacher´s education, Oulu University of Applied Sciences, Oulu, 29.2.2012
Specialist in competense-based qualifications, Oulu University of Applied Sciences, Oulu, 27.11.2012

COMPETITIONS

National competitions by The Knife association of Finland (since 2001 SM-status, SM stands for Finnish mastership).
1997 Sámi style knives 1st.
1998 Sámi style knives 1st.
1998 Hunting knives, honourable mention
1999 Masters, divided 2nd.
2000 Masters, 2nd.
2001 Master series - traditional knives, SM-silver
2003 Master series - traditional knives, SM-gold
2004 Master series - traditional knives, SM-silver
2005 Master series - traditional knives, SM-gold
2006 Master series - traditional knives, SM-silver

2006 bladeforging competition in Fiskars -> blademaker of the year 2006

2002 Honourable mention in bladeforging competition in Kauhava, Finland
2001 Wholehorn serie B, 3rd. in Ludvika, Sweden
2004 Team work 2nd. (co-operation with: Markku Vilppola (blade), Kari Ohtonen and Tapani Ohtonen (sheath)), Gysinge, Sweden
2006 Team work 2nd. (co-operation with: Markku Vilppola (blade), Risto Mikkonen and Teuvo Sorvari (sheath)), Gysinge, Sweden
2006 Voted 1st. by the readers in Metsästys ja Kalastus – magazine´s Big Knife Competition
2007 As one representative in Team Finland in Nordic Knife Competition

MEMBERSHIPS

Suomen Veitsentekijöiden Kilta / Finnish Knifemakers Guild
Scandinavian Knifemakers Guild
Suomen Puukkoseura ry
Taidesepät ry
Teollisuustaiteen Liitto Ornamo ry

 

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