Testimonials


Our knives are sold internationally and this means we get to hear what both local people, and those across the world, think of our knives. We are thrilled that we get to share these thoughts with you on this page! 

 

Featured Testimonial

"John, I wanted to send this a while ago but I waited so I could include pictures for you to see how happy Tony was (and to see that the knife is getting put to use). I can't say THANK YOU enough for making the perfect wedding gift for me to give. My husband was so surprised and SO SO SO excited to finally get his hands on a Grimsmo...in 9 years together I don't know that I have ever seen him smile so big. It took me some time to get used to him flicking it open/closed constantly but now I actually enjoy that sound lol. But in all seriousness, I am incredibly appreciative that you helped me to make this happen. I wanted to make sure you know how much it meant to both myself and Tony so, from the both of us...THANK YOU!!!!!" - Paige
 
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"This is a beautiful knife. No hard edges anywhere. So much detail. The tolerances are ridiculously tight. This is amazing work. I want to send my thanks to you, Erik, Skye, Angelo, and anyone else who touched this knife in its journey to come my way. Also, I would not have bought this knife had I not met Skye. I'm glad I did. He's a good evangelist for Grimsmo Knives. Cheers!" - Jason
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"I just wanted to let you know how happy I am with my Norseman. I never got a chance to hold one and only saw reviews and decided to try and get one. I am very happy that I did. It lives up to the hype and I love it. It is thin, light and super smooth. Thanks for being so passionate about what you do" - Tom
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"Absolutely love it. Honestly, I bought it simply because I didn’t want to miss out and anticipated not liking it a ton and then selling it BUT I opened it up and slipped it in my pocket and haven’t carried anything else since. Amazing knife!" - Micah
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"John, I wanted to thank you and your crew for the work and dedication you put into your knifes. I bought my first Norseman in February since I have purchased a few more from you directly. After carrying it and getting to know the quality I decided to try and find a Rask! I was lucky enough to be able to get a few Rasks and even a couple Norseman in dama. I am very happy to have them and you and your crew should be very proud. You’ve made a customer for life with me" - Chad
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"You and your entire team keep up the great work. I love your positive energy that you project on your YouTube channel. I’m sure your employees enjoy it as well. If it wasn’t for your story, and how you showcase your quality...I wouldn’t have purchased a $900 knife. I love the story of Grimsmo behind the knife. Thank you" - Christopher
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"I had an idea of what to expect but the Norseman exceeded that expectation in every way. My highlights are the smoothness of flipping, the Norseman logo pivot pin, high tolerances, date/logo milled on inside of scales and diamond pattern milling on show side of slabs. Also the Grimsmo logo on the clip (I’m part Norwegian so love the logo). More impressive is the ability to take it apart with ease and that the parts are made in-house with excellent quality control" - Charles
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"I was picked for 2408 in your Maker's Choice Lottery, and It’s been about a week and I’m still amazed...it’s awesome. I carry it every day. At first I was bummed it wasn’t a honeycomb design cuz I really liked that, but the smooth stonewash is perfect. I love it. I’ve wanted this knife for like 2 years. I didn’t think it was possible. Thoroughly pleased. Thank you" - Mike
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"I’m looking forward to getting one of you knives. I have been listening to your podcast and have watched most of your videos. I appreciate your desire to get every detail right. I run a small engineering and manufacturing shop (15 employees). I’m always looking for a way to push my programmers past what they think they are capable of. I’ve used some of your machining successes to give them confidence that anything’s possible" - Beau
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"I opened the box a few minutes ago and that "thing" took my breath away! Everything about it from the feeling in my hand to the action. Holy sh**, the sound it makes! Give everybody who had a hand in making this knife a big pat on the back and a sincere tussen takk from me" - Stig
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"I could not be happier with my Norseman! It's hard for me even to picture myself using another knife. I have never seen a company quite like yours ever before. I think it's so cool that you guys make EVERYTHING in house, that you are so open about the process on YouTube, and that you continue to make changes and upgrades to your product even when it is already loved by many! I love the size, slimness, toughness, looks, ergonomics, uniqueness, attention to detail, and above all the thoughtful design that you have put so much time into perfecting! In fact, I love it so much that I bought another Norseman and Rask! I haven't been able to carry anything else. I feel like it's the knife I've been searching for my whole life! Thank you and the entire Grimsbro team again so much for making such a quality product!" - Daniel
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"I want to cry. John, I am so thankful for people like you that care about the work they put out. Striving for perfection is hard work. I see it in your work, in your videos and in your voice. Thank you for getting back to me. I don't see any point to any other makers anymore. Perfection is good enough for me. Sorry for rambling. After watching your YouTube daily and finally getting a Norseman... now a personal response from you. This day is now past amazing. Thank you John. I pray that success continues for you. You have a consumer here who will always speak well of you and your products and buy them whenever possible. Take care and thank you one more time. What a day you be given me my friend" - Anonymous
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"Here might be the place to thank you for all the knowledge and good humor you so generously and entertainingly share in your videos. Fascinating to me is the way you celebrate the problems and challenges, the flops and the failures as the very stepping stones of progress and an integral part of the journey to success, thus bringing your viewers in to feel part of the excitement when the solution is found. Through and through shines a genuine sense of friendship, family, joy and boundless enthusiasm. I enjoy your channel immensely and I am grateful to you for it!" - Yiss
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"John this is literally the best knife i've ever owned.  Thank you for the fine workmanship as well as personal follow up to ensure I received shipment.  Your service is second to none and the best i have experienced in the knife world" - Anonymous

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"Hey John! Just wanted to let you know that I received my Norseman today. Thank You Very Much, it is absolute perfection!!! Once again Thank You for the most awesome knife I have ever handled, can't wait for my chance to purchase a Rask! To you and everyone else at Grimsmo Knives thank you and keep up the great work, it is definitely appreciated by us knife nuts" - Bret

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"Hi John and team!  My Norseman arrived on Friday. I have to say that the pictures you sent really didn't do it justice. I honestly almost turned the opportunity down! I am so glad I didn't!  Having followed you on youtube for years now, I didn't think I would be surprised by anything. That thought of course, was way off. The diamond pattern makes the knife look like some sort of exotic gem, and the anodised hardware really pops!  Thank you for the work that you and your team do, John. I am now really excited about being on the Rask list!" - Mark

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"Grimsmo team thank you very much for taking the chance and being committed to creating a work of art. I couldn’t be happier with my Norseman #1842.  The first time I flicked it open I thought it hadn’t locked - the action is so incredibly smooth and the lock up so precise - I’m stunned. A weird observation that convinces me that you are truly customer focused - someone took the time to write a thank you note inside the Canada Post shipping box! That’s not a marketing ploy or branding exercise - that type of action or attention to detail only happens when people are truly passionate about what they do. Keep striving to build the best" - Ted 

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"I am quite excited to get my Norseman, I have been watching your channel since you were making custom handle scales. From you, alone in your garage, through when Erik joined you, and to your move to the shop you are in now, has all been fascinating!  A Norseman has been on my grail list since its inception, as has the Rask. I also live in Norway so it kind of makes sense that I should get both! ;-)  You are such an inspiration to so many, thank you so much for all that you do!  I'm looking forward to that tracking email!" - Mark
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"I don’t even use any of my other knives anymore.  The Norseman has clouded my judgement of what a knife should feel like.  I try to compare everything to it, and ultimately end up deeply disappointed.  I believe my only other option at this time is to purchase your other knife....  thanks for ruining knives for me lol" - Clayton
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"For the record, Grimsmos are literally the nicest knife I have ever owned. I have had 3000 dollar Marfione customs and I am literally selling them and buying Norsemen. You guys created the most incredible flipper there is. No action like it in the world. I am a fan and a lifelong customer now. Only took a year to get picked lol" - Matt
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"I was fortunate enough to fiddle with a Norseman that a friend here in Australia got. It is quite possibly the most absurdly stunning piece of cutlery I’ve been lucky enough to hold" - Mitchell
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"Got it, it's beautiful. Thank you soo much! That was quick" - Justin
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"I've gotta say, I watch your Youtube channel and I'm a huge fan of the attention to detail in your knives and the obvious pride and enthusiasm you have manufacturing them.  The Norseman is my grail knife and getting that 'Congratulations' email from you guys was like a little Christmas miracle leading up to the holidays. All the best to you and the rest of the Grimsmo crew!" - John
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