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If there is any failure in the materials or workmanship I will repair or replace the knife free of charge. This will be at my discretion.
The only exception to this policy is damage caused by abuse or 'testing'. Skjeggmenn knives are designed to cut normal things, they are not designed to cut metal, rock, etc. or be used as a pry-bar, screwdriver or other tool. Your blade will likely sustain damage if not used correctly.
Knives not maintained properly and have acquired rust or rot due to poor storage and maintenance will not be warrantied.
If you have a warranty issue, please contact me at email@example.com
Batoning wood (splitting it with your knife) is not the intended use for a knife and has become popular as "bushcrafters" have gained a following. Batoning should not damage the knife but will leave marks from excessive beating. If this does not bother you, then use the knife as you wish. However, the wood should be free of knots and fairly straight-grained.
Batoning through knots has the potential to cause damage to the blade of any knife as knots are much harder than the surrounding wood and you will have to apply a lot of force to the blade in order to go through them. I do not recommend batoning through knotty wood! Batoning damage will not be covered under warranty.
I personally recommend a camp hatchet, machete or parang for these task.